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Ask the Expert: Lung Cancer Treatment

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Dr. Nick Loudas, radiation oncologist at the Nassif Community Cancer Center, answers some frequently asked questions about lung cancer treatment. What are the treatment options for lung cancer? There are …

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Ask the Expert: Prostate Cancer Treatment

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When it comes to prostate cancer treatment there are a variety of options. Thomas Richardson, M.D., urologist at Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa, discusses those options and what sets the Nassif …

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Ask the Expert: Colon Cancer Screening

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As part of the 2,500 Miles for Colon Cancer Awareness campaign, we are providing stories and expert content with the goal of raising awareness about colorectal cancer in young adults. In …

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Ask the Expert: Colorectal Cancer Trends in Young Adults

As part of the 2,500 Miles for Colon Cancer Awareness campaign, we are providing stories and expert content with the goal of raising awareness about colorectal cancer in young adults. …

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Ask the Expert: Need help to quit smoking or vaping?

Recent reports from The CDC indicate over 1,000 lung injury cases and 18 deaths are related to e-cigarettes or vaping. Approximately 80 percent of patients are under 35 years old. “Smoking …

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What is IOeRT for breast cancer treatment?

For women with early stage breast cancer there is an option, which preserves breast tissue, delivers a high dose of radiation to the tumor bed where the cancer was removed …

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Ask the Expert: Oncology Skin Care

Cancer treatment can take a toll on your skin. Tracy Lacina, who teaches the new Oncology Skin Care Program at the Community Cancer Center, discusses benefits of a good skin …

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Ask the Expert: Pilates

Next month the Community Cancer Center wellness program will bring back Pilates class! Pilates will be held on Monday’s at 5:15 p.m. The class will be taught by Andrea Kelley, …

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Ask the Expert: What is genetic testing?

Heredity can play an important role in the development of certain cancers. Thanks to medical research we now have a deeper understanding of the link between genetics and cancer, and …

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Ask the Expert: Melanoma Prevention, Causes & Risks, and Treatment

According to the American Cancer Society, the rates of melanoma are rising and about 96,480 new melanoma cases will be diagnosed in 2019. Melanoma accounts for only about 1 percent …

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