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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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

By DuPage Medical Group Radiation Oncology
Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to shrink tumors and kill cancer cells. The radiation may be delivered by a machine outside the body (external-beam radiation therapy), or it may come from radioactive material placed in the body near cancer cells (internal radiation therapy, also called brachytherapy).
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

By DuPage Medical Group Radiation Oncology
External beam radiation therapy, the most widely used type of radiation therapy, comes from a machine (linear accelerator) that aims radiation at the specific spot that is affected with cancer.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

By Ciarán Bradley, MD, FACS, Kashyap Katwala, MD, Rafi Ali, MD
Colorectal cancer is common, affecting approximately 1 in every 20 Americans over the course of their lifetime. Fortunately, there are ways you can reduce your risk of developing colorectal cancer by screenings, prompt diagnosis and treatment.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Digestive Disorders

By DuPage Medical Group Gastroenterology
Colon Cancer is the third leading cause for cancer in men and women. Learn why you should get screened.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Being told you have cancer can be a scary and stressful time in your life. You probably have many questions and are unsure of where to start or what to do first.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
After being diagnosed with cancer, it is important to take some time, take care of yourself and start to cope with the news.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Watch as DMG physicians talk about DMG's Integrated Oncology Program and how they work together to provide quality care to patients.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program
Patients share their experiences with DuPage Medical Group's Integrated Oncology Program.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

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