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5 Skin Cancer-Fighting Foods

5 Skin Cancer-Fighting Foods

Learn which foods can help you lower your risk of skin cancer. As the number one cancer in America, skin cancer causes worry for a lot of people. Many have scaled back on sun exposure and increased the amount of …

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Preventing Skin Cancer + Skin Self Exam How-To

Preventing Skin Cancer + Skin Self Exam How-To

Skin cancer is the most common cancer, accounting for nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. Learn how you can stay protected and prevent skin cancer by taking precautionary measures and staying alert to your body's changes. Exposure to …

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The Job of a Cancer Navigator

The Job of a Cancer Navigator

At Medical Center of McKinney, we know that receiving a cancer diagnosis can be scary. Cancer can be emotionally and physically taxing on a patient and family, and the treatment process and healthcare system can also get confusing at times. …

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Cancer & Depression

Cancer & Depression

When patients receive a cancer diagnosis, depression sometimes follows. According to the National Cancer Institute, depression, sadness and grief are often experienced by patients and are a normal reaction to the crisis of a cancer diagnosis.   Depression Symptoms Major …

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Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

by Beth Anglin, M.D., FACS Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) is a possible option in the treatment or prevention of breast cancer. However, it is not the standard of care for either. The term “nipple-sparing mastectomy” should not be confused with the …

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