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.

All Cancer Posts
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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

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Read our list of items to bring to your next chemotherapy session to help ease your mind and keep you comfortable during treatment.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

By Amit Patel, MD
Understand your options when it comes to recurring prostate cancer.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Gastroenterology
Colonoscopies are your best defense against colorectal cancer. Make sure you know what preventive options are available and when the right age is to start focusing on your digestive health.

By Dr. Zimmermann
Learn a few tips & tricks for your next mammogram.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer, Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health

By Dr. Thimm
Breast cancer is predominantly thought of as a female disease, but can men get breast cancer too?
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer, Diagnostic Testing & Men's Health

By Dr. John Hamby
Fibroadenomas commonly occur in girls and women under the age of 30. Learn more about fibroadenomas and what they mean for your health.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

By Dr. Thimm
Sometimes tiny spots can be found on your mammogram called calcifications. Learn more about breast calcifications.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

By Dr. Thimm
Many people know about mammograms, but there are additional tools that aid in detecting breast cancer if something suspicious is found.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer, Women's Health & Diagnostic Testing

By DuPage Medical Group Surgery
Some topics may be embarrassing to talk about, even with your doctor. Learn about a few common nipple issues including nipple inversion and nipple discharge.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

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