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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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All About HDR Brachytherapy

By DuPage Medical Group Radiation Oncology

High-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy is used to treat certain cancers. Learn more.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

DIEP Flap: Breast Cancer Reconstruction Using Your Own Tissue

By Dr. Michelle Lee

Leading-edge technique for breast reconstruction surgery.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

Precise Treatment with OSMS

By DuPage Medical Group Radiation Oncology

Learn how radiation therapy achieves precision through the use of surface guided radiation therapy and optical surface monitoring.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

Q&A: Mammography Call-Backs

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology

Ever been called back after a mammogram? Find out the reasons why and what happens next.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer , Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health

A Tale of Two Cancers: Colon & Rectal

By Dr. Marc I. Brand

The truth about colorectal cancer, screening and surgical treatment options.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Digestive Disorders

Updated Prostate Cancer Guidelines

By DuPage Medical Group Urology

Learn about the latest guidelines as it relates to prostate cancer screening and active surveillance.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer? Important Questions To Ask Your Urologist

By DuPage Medical Group Urology

Finding out that you have prostate cancer can cause you to feel overwhelmed, the first step is to ask the right questions so you know what to expect.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

Start Breast Cancer Prevention During Your Teen Years

By DuPage Medical Group

New research shows that dietary choices may help protect against breast cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

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

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