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 Radiology
Learn more about mammograms, what they detect and why they are important. Be proactive about your health and schedule your annual mammogram today!

By DuPage Medical Group
Be proactive about your health and determine if you are considered high-risk for breast cancer by taking the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Quiz.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Genetic counseling can play an important part of cancer prevention, allowing patients to make informed decisions about their health based on their overall risk. Genetic counseling may be recommended for those with a strong family history of cancer.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Don’t wait for your physician to recommend a mammogram, instead be proactive about your health and discuss this important test with your physician.

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
As part of external beam radiation therapy, you will have radiation marks, or tattoos, put on your skin. These marks are used by the radiation therapists to guide precise body positioning, critical to ensure cancer cells are being effectively targeted. The radiation marks aide in keeping you perfectly aligned throughout the course of your treatment.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

By DuPage Medical Group
Recently, there has been an extraordinary upswing in women choosing a double mastectomy (as high as 150% increase over the last 10 years) as their course of treatment even when cancer is found only in one breast.

By Gregory Grant, MD, FACS
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer, Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Lymphedema is swelling of one or more areas of the body caused by a buildup of lymphatic fluid. See this list of 8 things you should avoid to help prevent or delay the start of lymphedema.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
8 questions and answers about lymphedema.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Physical & Occupational Therapy

By DuPage Medical Group Radiation Oncology
Radiation Therapy, through the linear accelerator, combines imaging, beam delivery and sophisticated motion management to accurately and precisely target tumors with speed
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

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