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BY Molly Adams

The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of year for some, but for others, the stress and emotions during this time can be overwhelming.

If you’re going through cancer treatment, experiencing side effects, or maybe even experiencing your first holiday after losing a loved one, you may not be up for celebrating the holidays the way you normally would. That may be even more true during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The...

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BY Molly Adams

For many of us, coffee is part of our daily routine. But depending on what you add to your morning brew, you could be consuming a lot of empty...

BY Molly Adams

Depending on your lifestyle and how you spend your downtime, you may find yourself sitting or lying down more than you’re moving throughout...

BY Molly Adams

Breast calcifications are calcium deposits found through screening mammograms. When calcium builds up in soft tissue, it can appear like small white specks or salt crystals on diagnostic images. These spots can be found in various organs, such as the lungs or brain, but they’re commonly found in breast tissue with screening mammograms.

“Breast calcifications are pretty common, but most people don’t know they have them unless they...

Mammogram image showing breast calcifications

BY Molly Adams

Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer. Most treatments are focused on clear cell carcinoma, which is the most common...

BY Molly Adams

Mammograms are one of the most effective ways to detect breast cancer early, when it’s most treatable. MD Anderson recommends that women at...

BY Molly Adams

Tattoos have been around for centuries, but how do they impact our modern approaches to screening for cancer? As more women reach the suggested...

BY Molly Adams

Whether it’s a cancer drug, vaccine or other medication, medical treatments in the U.S. have to go through a specific process to make sure...

BY Molly Adams

Until recently, treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia and chronic lymphoblastic leukemia meant a hospital stay, intravenous chemotherapy...

BY Molly Adams

Whether you have a lumpectomy or a type of mastectomy, your chest may be flattened, misshapen or asymmetrical after surgery. Breast reconstruction...