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Cancer

Cancer is the abnormal and uncontrolled cell growth in a person’s body. Cancerous, or malignant cells divide too quickly for your body to respond and fight off these cells. Cancer can manifest itself almost anywhere in the body, therefore symptoms vary depending on what type of cancer a person has developed.

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What Women Should Know About Prostate Cancer

By DuPage Medical Group Urology

Women, here is what you should be sharing with the men in your lives about prostate cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

5 Things You Should Know Before Joining a Clinical Trial

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

Considering joining a clinical trial? Consider these 5 tips prior to joining to find out if it is right for you.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & General Health

3 Ways to Detect Cancer Early

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

There are ways you can be proactive with your health. Learn about 3 simple steps you can take to detect cancer in its early stages and give yourself the best fighting chance.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

3 Things Men Should Know About PSA Tests

By DuPage Medical Group Urology

A PSA test can detect prostate cancer early; learn more about this important test.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

What is Head and Neck Cancer?

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology

Head and Neck cancers can be divided into three distinct types based on their causes and where they may appear in the body. Knowing your risks and learning how to detect these conditions early is essential for a successful cure.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Ear, Nose, & Throat

7 Facts About Testicular Cancer

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

Learn about early detection, symptoms and effects that you may not know about testicular cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

3 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Oral Cancer

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology

Oral cancer can be caused by more than just tobacco use, follow our three methods to lower your risk.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Ear, Nose, & Throat

Canker Sore or Cancer?

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology

Did you know that you can get cancer in your mouth or throat? Learn how to tell the difference between a pesky canker sore or something more serious.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Ear, Nose, & Throat

Fight Colon Cancer Risk with 7 Healthy Habits

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE

The American Institute of Cancer Research estimates that 50% of U.S. colorectal cancers could be prevented by eating well, moving more and staying lean. Learn how simple lifestyle choices and preventive screenings may decrease your risk of colorectal cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Digestive Disorders

The Killer Tan: Dangers of Tanning

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology

Before you step outside or get into a tanning bed, think again. That tan may actually kill you.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Skin Health

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