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 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

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

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

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

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