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Lisa Fayed

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By Lisa Fayed

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    • What Is Cancer? Created: Sunday, May 22, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is cancer? How does cancer spread? Cancer is a group of over a hundred different diseases. Learn the different types of cancer, both common and rare types.
    • Ovary Pain Created: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Most women experience ovary pain at some times in their lives. What do you do when it becomes persistent? Learn the causes of ovary pain and when you should seek medical treatment.
    • HPV Symptoms Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A look into the symptoms of HPV, a virus that is linked to many types of cancer. Both men and women can show signs of being infected with the virus, but there are many cases when the infected person shows no symptoms.
    • Blood in Urine Created: Sunday, November 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Blood in the urine can be common with some minor conditions, but can also indicate more serious diseases like cancer. Learn what to do if you experience blood in your urine and what may be causing it.
    • Pleura Created: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The medical definition of pleura, a term often used when referencing the respiratory system and lung anatomy and function.
    • Parotid Gland Created: Monday, October 18, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is the parotid gland? Learn more about the parotid gland and how it can develop cancer in this cancer glossary.
    • How to Not Dread Having a Pap Smear Created: Monday, May 23, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      No woman looks forward to having a Pap smear. In fact, most women dread it! Learn how to not dread your Pap smear appointment." itemprop="description">ption">
    • Taste Changes After Chemotherapy Created: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      It is estimated that about half of people experience taste changes after chemotherapy. Here's what to do if you experience taste changes and how to cope." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Vulvar Self-Exam Created: Sunday, July 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Women should perform a vulvar self-exam every month. Learn how to do a vulvar self-exam and what you should be looking for." itemprop="description">...
    • Vulvar Cancer - What is Vulvar Cancer? Created: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is vulvar cancer? Explore the basics of vulvar cancer, including the causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment of the disease." itemprop="description">"description" Monday, July 17, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Enlarged, or swollen lymph nodes, can indicate infection, cancer or another disease that affects the lymphatic system.
    • Breast Cancer Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Explore the basics of breast cancer in this in-depth feature about vital breast cancer topics like the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of breast cancer." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
    • What should I do about acid reflux during chemotherapy? Created: Thursday, May 27, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Acid reflux can be a side effect of chemotherapy. Learn more about acid reflux and what to do if you have it during chemotherapy treatment.
    • HPV Vaccine for Boys Created: Friday, September 11, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      With the expected approval of Gardasil's use in boys, many parents are left with important healthcare decisions about their sons. Here is what you need to know about Gardasil and the HPV vaccine."<...
    • Chemotherapy Side Effects Created: Thursday, June 02, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Many cancer patients experience side effects with chemotherapy. Learn the side effects of chemotherapy and medications to prevent and combat them." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • Foods to Avoid If You Have Dry Mouth Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      People with dry mouth experience challenges related to eating because of decreased saliva. Learn what foods to avoid if you have dry mouth." itemprop="description" Tuesday, September 20, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A mammogram should be a part of every woman's health care. How often should you get a mammogram? This FAQ outlines the guidelines.
    • Carcinoma Created: Monday, May 25, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What is “carcinoma”? Learn what this word means in layman’s terms, as well as how it relates to oncology. Examples are also given.
    • Acne During Cancer Treatment Created: Friday, November 30, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Acne can be a common side effect of some cancer medications. Learn if chemotherapy induced acne can be prevented, why it happens, and what to do about it." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • Gynecologic Cancer Symptoms: Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Abnormal vaginal bleeding can be a symptom of cancer. Learn more about vaginal bleeding and cancer in this article." itemprop="description">> Thursday, September 01, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A look into the signs and symptoms of melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, September 20, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A high PSA level can indicate cancer, but false positives can happen with PSA tests. This FAQ addresses what it means to have a high PSA level.
    • Signs of Lymphoma Created: Friday, November 18, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Explore the symptoms of lymphoma in this article. Lymphoma presents vague symptoms and is sometimes misdiagnosed initially." itemprop="description">...
    • Top Esophageal Cancer Symptoms Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Explore the symptoms of esophageal cancer. Esophageal cancer is a type of cancer that affects over 13,000 people each year.
    • What is cancer remission? Created: Thursday, October 13, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A look into the definition of the word remission, realting to cancer. Remission is commonly thought to be as cured, however it is not the case.
    • PSA Test Results: A High PSA Level Created: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      What do your PSA test results mean? A high PSA level can indicate cancer, but false positives can happen with PSA tests. This FAQ addresses what it means to have a high PSA level.
    • Vaginal Cancer Symptoms Created: Saturday, July 16, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Are you experiencing vaginal lumps or bleeding after sex? These are just a few of the symptoms of vaginal cancer. Learn more about vaginal cancer and if you are at risk." i--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --...
    • Rectal Cancer Symptoms Created: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Rectal cancer is a type of cancer that affects the rectum. Learn what rectal cancer is and what symptoms of the disease you should watch out for." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Cancer Awareness Colors Created: Thursday, January 14, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Awareness colors have become increasingly popular to gather attention for disease and causes. Cancer is no exclusion - many cancer types have a designated color. Here you will find a full list of c...
    • The History of Cancer Created: Monday, November 28, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      A look into the history of cancer, a group of diseases that have plagued man for centuries. Learn how cancer was discovered and treated in ancient Egypt and Rome." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • Types of Skin Cancer Created: Sunday, June 12, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      A look into the different types of skin cancer and symptoms associated with the variations.
    • What is the best sunscreen for tattoos? Created: Monday, April 11, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What is the best sunscreen for tattoos? Learn the best type of sunscreen for your tattoo and how to protect the skin.

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