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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By DuPage Medical Group Urology
Learn about the da Vinci® Prostatectomy surgery that is quickly becoming the preferred treatment for removal of the prostate following early diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

By Dr. Daniel Douglas
First of all, don't panic. Fortunately, the majority of breast lumps turn out to be non-malignant. Having said that, every breast lump deserves further evaluation by your primary care physician or a surgeon, so call and schedule an appointment. Early diagnosis and treatment is an important determinant of a successful outcome in breast cancer.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
A diagnosis of lymphedema can be extremely overwhelming. That is why DuPage Medical Group (DMG) has specially trained Physical and Occupational Therapists who understand, and can address functional problems you may be experiencing as a result of your medical treatment. DMG uses therapists certified in Complete Decongestive Therapy for lymphedema treatment to ensure you are getting the highest level of care.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Physical & Occupational Therapy

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
DMG is the first in the western suburbs to offer digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammogram) to patients and already has made digital mammography the standard of care at all diagnostic imaging facilities. Breast tomosynthesis provides you with the peace of mind knowing that any abnormalities can be detected earlier and less need for you to come back for additional imaging.

By DuPage Medical Group Plastic Surgery
Breast reconstruction is offered to women who have lost their breast due to cancer or other disease. Reconstruction of a breast that is partially or completely removed is possible through a combination of plastic surgery procedures that will create a new breast. The results of breast reconstruction can be natural in appearance and feel; however they will never look exactly the same as the breast that was removed.

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Learn about the different types of lumps and bumps that you may find in your breast, what they are, and what to do if you find one.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Oncology
Learn about prostate cancer and treatment options
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Cancer is the general name for a group of more than 100 diseases. Although there are many kinds of cancer, all cancers start because abnormal cells grow out of control. Untreated cancers can cause serious illness and death.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

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