The Latest in Thyroid Cancer Treatment: What You Should Know

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Rates of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer continue to rise both in the U.S. and around the world. In the U.S. alone, the incidence of thyroid cancer is increasing faster than any other cancer [1]. In 2017, it is estimated that about 57,000 people will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer [2]. Trying to keep up … Continued

Tips For Coping With Changing Physical Appearance

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Cancer is a life-changing journey that affects patients and their loved ones emotionally and physically. Some patients may experience side effects from treatments that can alter their physical appearance. Here are a few simple tricks to help you cope with some of the most common appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment: Hair: Use gentle shampoos … Continued

What You Need to Know About Lymphedema: Causes & Myths

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By, Stephanie Graff, MD Director, Breast Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health Biopsy. Surgery. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Second opinions. Clinical trials. Pills. Insurance. MRI. Cancer. Cancer. Cancer. These are the words swirling around a person’s mind when they are diagnosed with breast cancer. As a breast medical oncologist, these words frame most … Continued

Simple Ways to Relieve Fatigue During the Cancer Journey

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Cancer-related fatigue, although different for each person, is the most commonly reported side effect from cancer and its treatments. Sami Mansfield, Director of Oncology Wellness, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health, shares tips for addressing this common issue for patients. Share these tips with your friends and family who may be facing fatigue … Continued