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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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Yoga Benefits for Cancer Patients

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

Cancer can be overwhelming. There are ways to help combat the stress and improve your sense of well-being. Learn if you could benefit from gentle yoga in conjunction with your cancer treatments.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Fitness & Exercise

Do's & Don’ts of Skin and Hair Care During Chemo

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

Cancer treatment can cause appearance related changes to your hair, skin and nails. Learn about a few simple do’s and don’ts of skin and hair care during chemotherapy treatment.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

What Every Woman Should Know About Family History

By DuPage Medical Group High Risk Breast Clinic

Certain family history factors can increase your risk of developing breast cancer. Learn more about what factors you should be aware of.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

A New View: 3D Mammography

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology

Learn more about the latest advancement in breast cancer screening.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

All About Pancreatic Cancer

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

The more you know about the type of cancer you are facing, the better you’ll be able to make decisions about treatment options. Learn about pancreatic cancer below.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

First Timers Guide To A Mammogram

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology

Knowing what to expect can help through any new experience. Read our First Timers Guide to a screening mammogram.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer , Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health

Check Yourself. Who Do You Screen For?

By DuPage Medical Group

Why do you screen? Our doctors share their reasons for screening to remind each of us why a yearly mammogram should be on your to-do list.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer , Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health

All About Lung Cancer

By DMG Integrated Oncology Program

Lung cancer, while usually occurring in smokers, can occur in anyone. Learn about the signs and symptoms of lung cancer and the steps you can take to avoid lung cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

3 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

By DuPage Medical Group Urology

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. Know the risk factors.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Men's Health

Are Your Genes Putting You at Risk for Breast Cancer?

By DuPage Medical Group High Risk Breast Clinic

Read about 6 red flags that can point to hereditary breast cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

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