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BY Molly Adams

Under your skull, between your brain and the top of the neck, is an area called the skull base. The space is home to a platform where the brain sits. It’s also home to other important structures like blood vessels, nerves and your spinal cord. These nerves play an important role in how you see, hear, speak, swallow, breathe, taste and smell.

Skull base tumors can be anywhere inside this cavity. Because they can be so broad...

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BY Molly Adams

As you age, you may have trouble remembering important dates like a loved one’s birthday or forget where you left your car keys. Memory loss...

BY Molly Adams

You probably know that cancer treatment can cause side effects like nausea, fatigue and hair loss. But some types of cancer treatment may...

BY Molly Adams

Prostate cancer treatment options can include surgery, radiation therapy and hormone therapy. But some men are candidates for active surveillance – also known as “watchful waiting.”

Prostate cancer patients on active surveillance have routine appointments with their care team to monitor the prostate cancer. By choosing active surveillance, many men are able to avoid some negative side effects of treatment, and to maintain...

BY Molly Adams

Some types of chemotherapy can damage nerves, leading to a side effect called peripheral neuropathy. Patients may feel tingling, burning or...

BY Molly Adams

The terms Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma can be easily confused. Although they’re both named after the scientist who discovered them, they...

BY Molly Adams

Though you may not suspect it from the name, small cell lung cancer is among the most aggressive types of lung cancer.

Most small cell...

BY Molly Adams

We’re all spending more time at home these days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many parents, that means kids are spending more time with...

BY Molly Adams

Mantle cell lymphoma was classified as a separate type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1992. Since then, it’s historically been one of the most...

BY Molly Adams

Now that we’re several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are feeling the emotional toll of the uncertainty, worry and dramatic...