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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.

All Cancer Posts

by our physicians

Understanding Esophageal Cancer

By Dr. Rameez Alasadi

Esophageal Cancer is a disease that results from cancer cells forming in the esophagus – the muscular tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Digestive Disorders

Breast Cancer Symptoms

By Dr. Mangat

Learn about breast cancer treatments that you need to be aware of.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

Breast Cancer Treatment Options

By Dr. Grant

Finding out you have breast cancer can make you experience a range of emotions. Learn about treatments available to help you be educated about your healthcare options.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Strategies

By Dr. Mangat

About 1 in 8 U.S. women develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Learn some risk reduction strategies for breast cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

My Mammogram Had An Abnormality. Now What?

By Dr. Grant

Learn what to do if you mammogram results indicate an abnormality.

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

Dense Breasts or Breast Cancer?

By Dr. Grant

Breast tissue varies from person to person. Learn more about dense breasts and what to do if you find a lump or bump.

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

I Have A Lump In My Armpit. Is This Breast Cancer?

By Dr. Grant

During your self-breast exam you find a lump in your armpit. Should you be concerned? Learn more.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health

8 Things to Know About Getting A Mammogram

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology

Do you know everything you need to know before you get your mammogram? Learn how early detection through mammography can save your life.

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

You Are Your Best Defense Against Breast Cancer

By DuPage Medical Group

Learn about breast cancer and mammography through our infographic.

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

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