Cancer Answer Line Stories

Prostate Cancer Awareness Guide

Prostate Cancer Awareness Guide

 

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men. Use this guide to understand the risks, treatment options, and more.

The truth about breast implant-related cancer risk

The truth about breast implant-related cancer risk

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A rare breast implant-related cancer was covered by the New York Times in spring 2017. Dr. Kenkel explains the symptoms and who is at risk.

Introducing a new, faster treatment for early-stage breast cancer

Introducing a new, faster treatment for early-stage breast cancer

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Before she was diagnosed with Stage One breast cancer, Leslie LeBlanc was a busy working mom. Thanks to a new type of radiation therapy, she was able to get the treatment she needed without missing a beat.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Guide

Cervical Cancer Awareness Guide

 

This guide to cervical cancer will help women better understand this disease, know their risk, and learn the treatment options.

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

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Studies show rising colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Beg discusses how a healthy lifestyle and proper screening can reduce the risk.

Hormone therapy helps some prostate cancer survivors live longer

Hormone therapy helps some prostate cancer survivors live longer

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After prostate gland removal, cancer returns in up to 30% of men. But a 2017 study found that hormone-blockers plus radiation can prevent recurrence.

Vic’s story: Glioblastoma and a ‘Magic Johnson miracle’

Vic’s story: Glioblastoma and a ‘Magic Johnson miracle’

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Vic Zanetti talks about being diagnosed and treated for grade 4 glioblastoma, and how he plans to keep outrunning it until medicine can catch up.

Smokers – Make 2017 Your Year to Get Screened

Smokers – Make 2017 Your Year to Get Screened

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Still smoking and concerned about lung cancer? You can reduce your worry with our state-of-the-art lung cancer screening program. Smoking cessation can reduce your risk.

‘My dog saved my life’: How Madelyn has survived ovarian cancer for 10 years

‘My dog saved my life’: How Madelyn has survived ovarian cancer for 10 years

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UT Southwestern patient, Madelyn, shares how her dog prompted her to see the doctor that diagnosed her with ovarian cancer.

No approved therapy? Consider becoming a research volunteer

No approved therapy? Consider becoming a research volunteer

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Without research volunteers like Sheri Evans, clinical advancements toward new medical treatments simply aren’t possible.