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Category Archives: Cancer Care

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The Importance of Follow-Up Colonoscopies

Both the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend people with an average risk for colorectal cancer get a colonoscopy starting at age 45. However, adults frequently choose to forgo the test. Some avoid colonoscopies because they don’t want to go through the all-day laxative prep or are afraid the procedure […]

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Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Cancer happens when cells in the body change (mutate) and start to grow out of control. These cells can form lumps of tissue called tumors. Cancer that starts in the ovaries is called ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer can spread from the ovaries to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis. The more […]