Cancer

Infographic explaining lung cancer screening November 15, 2017

Lung cancer screening: What every Tennessean needs to know

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Tennessee. However, screening cuts death rates by one-fifth.

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Cancer Smoking

breast-cancer October 2, 2017

Living with breast cancer and hoping for a cure

As new treatments are approved every year, fewer women are dying from metastatic breast cancer every year and more are living with it.

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Cancer Women's Health

hair loss in children September 27, 2017

Tips for coping with hair loss in children

Children who've experienced it give advice on coping with losing your hair.

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Cancer Children Teens

teen cancer patient September 21, 2017

What one teen cancer survivor wants you to know

After 4 bouts with childhood cancer, this teen has learned valuable lessons and wants to share.

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Cancer

breast cancer risk factors May 25, 2017

How to assess your risk of breast cancer

More options exist today for determining breast cancer risk and where to go next.

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Cancer Prevention Women's Health

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Men: What to ask your doctor about prostate cancer screening

The practical takeaway from a recent PSA screening update is that there is no longer a do or don’t for routine prostate cancer screening.

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Cancer Men's Health

Know the symptoms of head and neck cancer April 4, 2017

Know the symptoms of head and neck cancer

Be aware of these symptoms of head and neck cancer, and know when to seek medical attention.

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Cancer Prevention

support April 3, 2017

Childhood cancer: how it’s different than for adults

The nature of childhood cancer is different than adult cancer, and so is the approach to treatment.

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Cancer Caregivers Children

father son March 29, 2017

When ‘active surveillance’ makes sense for prostate cancer

For men with 'low-risk' prostate cancer, the side effects of treatment may not be worth the benefit.

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Cancer Men's Health