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Tips To Avoid the Flu and Other Respiratory Diseases

Flu season has arrived and along with it, other respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19 and RSV that can put cancer patients at risk. For those living with cancer, their families, and caregivers, it is important to be on guard and take steps to prevent risky exposure to infection.
Article December 16, 2022
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Give Yourself the Holiday Gift of “Presence” While Fighting Cancer

The holidays can take on a different meaning as a cancer patient. Adding holiday season pressures and the challenge of fighting cancer to the everyday stress of parenting can be overwhelming. It is still possible to have a meaningful and joyful holiday with the ones you love, even if your family celebration looks a little different this year.
Article December 05, 2022
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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: The Correlation Between Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes

About one out of four people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer were first diagnosed with diabetes. With more than 28 million Americans living with diabetes today, it is important that those impacted by this condition are aware of their risk for developing pancreatic cancer. Thomas J. Harris, M.D., discusses the relationship between pancreatic cancer and diabetes, as well as the signs and symptoms.
Article November 17, 2022
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Should I Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer-related deaths nationwide. But lung cancer is treatable and preventable, which is why screening and early detection are crucial. Learn about the importance of screenings and early detection as well as understanding your risk of lung cancer and what you can do to protect your health.
Article November 09, 2022
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Healthy Eating During the Holidays When You or a Loved One Have Cancer

As the holiday season approaches, food is often the center of many celebrations, but for those fighting cancer, it can be challenging. However, it is possible for patients to receive their nutritional health needs while also enjoying those beloved holiday dishes. Learn how with just a bit of planning and foresight, patients can still partake in their favorite holiday traditions at the table.
Article November 02, 2022
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Mammograms: Myth vs Fact

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Texas women. Mammograms remain the most effective way to improve early detection of the disease in women who may not have any signs, symptoms, or family history of breast cancer. When it comes to breast cancer screenings, women often have many questions. Texas Oncology helps to dispel three common myths about mammograms.
Article October 21, 2022
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Diagnosed With Liver Cancer? Considering Your Course of Treatment

In the U.S., more than 41,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with liver cancer this year, and cases continue to rise. In recognition of Liver Cancer Awareness Month, Lokesh Bathla, M.D., FACS, shares important information regarding the progression and complexity of liver cancer and various options to consider when deciding on a course of treatment.
Q&A October 07, 2022
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Breast Cancer Surgery: What Are My Options?

More than 22,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in Texas this year. For many, questions about the future can have a profound impact on the treatment decisions made early on. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn about the various surgical options for breast cancer and if surgery is right for you.
Article October 04, 2022
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Your Loved One Was Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer… Now What?

As a caregiver to someone with prostate cancer, it can be challenging to know how to support both the emotional and physical needs of your loved one. With September serving as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Kyle Keyes, M.D., urology physician at Texas Urology Specialists–Austin Midtown and Round Rock, addresses how caregivers can provide the assistance their loved one will need while fighting prostate cancer.
Q&A September 26, 2022
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Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month Draws Attention to Disparities in Endometrial Cancer

Every year, more than 100,000 women are diagnosed with gynecologic cancer. Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer, and the only one that is increasing in both incidence and deaths. In recognition of Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month in September, Noelle Cloven, M.D., a gynecologic oncologist at Texas Oncology–Fort Worth Cancer Center, shares how endometrial cancer disproportionately affects women of color and what women can do to lower their risk of endometrial cancer.
Article September 22, 2022