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  • Cancer: Medical Vocabulary

    When you are diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming. You have your feelings to deal with, plus a whole…

  • Stomach Cancer

    Stomach cancer is the growth of cancer cells in the lining and wall of the stomach. It’s also called gastric…

  • Osteosarcoma

    Osteosarcoma is a bone cancer that most often affects people between the ages of 10 and 20. It usually begins…

  • Barrett’s Esophagus

    Barrett’s esophagus is a condition that affects your esophagus. It happens when acid from your stomach goes back up into…

  • Bone Cancer

    Bone cancer is cancer of the bones. Most cases of bone cancer start in other areas and spread to the…

  • Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in a man’s prostate gland. The prostate gland is part of a…

  • Diet Choices to Prevent Cancer

    A healthy diet can lower your risk of certain cancers. It also may help prevent other conditions, such as type…

  • Cancer

    Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve growth of abnormal cells.

  • Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is a cancer that begins in breast tissue. It usually shows up as one of three types of…

  • Cancer: End-of-Life Issues for the Caregiver

    Information for caregivers about preparing for a loved one’s end-of-life issues, such as care options, legal documents, and funeral…

  • Caregiver Stress

    Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It can be challenging, and they often experience stress and get…

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is a type of cancer. It affects your pancreas. Your pancreas is an organ. It is located behind your stomach and in front of your spine. Your pancreas produces juices that break down food and control blood sugar

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer of the lymph tissue. The most notable symptom is swelling of lymph nodes in your neck,…

  • Ovarian Cyst

    An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in or on a woman’s ovary. They are very common. Most go away…