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Squamous Cell Carcinoma: What You Need to Know

Squamous cell carcinomas can vary from small easily treated lesions that can have local therapy to, in rare instances, a serious life-threatening disease that may require surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy.
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Three Rare Skin Cancers You Should Know About

These rare skin cancers are important to know about because they may be mistaken for other more benign conditions delaying their diagnosis. 
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How Important is Sleep for Women’s Health?

Current research on sleep and women's health sheds light on how women can protect their health by changing specific sleeping habits.
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When It Comes to Health, Muscle Mass Matters

Muscle mass plays a huge role in predicting health outcomes. Studies show that people with less muscle mass had more surgical and post-operative complications, longer hospital stays, lower physical function, poorer quality of life and overall lower survival.
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What You Need to Know About Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.
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What You Need to Know About the EPA’s Proposed Rule on...

The EPA's proposed rule on asbestos may make it possible for new uses of asbestos to escape assessment exposing more Americans to this known carcinogen.
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Trust is the Essence of the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Anger & depression after multiple readmissions led a cancer patient, a surgeon, to lose trust in her doctor. Here's how they repaired the relationship.
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How Do I Know if I Have Skin Cancer?

If you find a growth on your skin, how do you know if it's cancer? You won’t know for sure but a dermatologist will--most skin cancers are curable if found early.
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Skin Cancer Increases the Risk of Other Types of Cancer

Research shows that if you’re diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer between the ages of 45 to 59, your risk for any other type of cancer goes up by 74%.
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Chemo Got You Down? There’s an App for That

The chemoWave app was created by people with cancer for people with cancer to help take control during the chemotherapy journey.
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Why You Probably Don’t Need to Worry About Getting Cancer

Most people don't need to worry about getting cancer because the body has multiple robust mechanisms to protect us against that disease.
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Fake Health News: How to Spot It and Not Fall for...

There are millions of fake health news stories flooding the internet. They usually have dramatic titles that make outrageous but unsupported claims. Failing to understand the difference between fake and real health news can have serious consequences. Here are some tips for identifying fake health news so that you do not fall for it.