Do you know everything you need to know before you get your mammogram? Learn how early detection through mammography can save your life.Topics and Subtopics: Cancer , Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health
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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.
Skin cancers may be effectively treated by several different methods. The most common ways include electrodesiccation and curettage (scraping and burning), cryotherapy (freezing), radiation therapy (x-rays), traditional excisional surgery and Mohs, or microscopically controlled surgery.Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Skin Health
Melanoma is a cancer of the melanocytes, which are the pigment producing cells of the skin. Melanoma most commonly occurs in the skin, however may also be found in the eyes, ears, GI tract, Central Nervous System and in the oral and genital mucous membranes.Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Skin Health
DMG’s genetic counseling program is an important part of our commitment to providing outstanding oncology services to the patients and communities we serve. This service is available to individuals who are at an increased risk for a hereditary cancer syndrome.Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health