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Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Prevented?

Pancreatic cancer is aggressive and tough to beat. How researchers are staying a step ahead of this dangerous disease.

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Eating with Cancer

From sugar to supplements, our experts weigh in on what to eat and what to avoid.

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Loss & Recovery

After months of treatment and a double mastectomy, Felicia Whisenhunt benefited from an innovative breast reconstruction procedure.

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Research in Boosting Immunity

Studies could lead to new treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases.

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Radiation Reimagined

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The Team That's Doubling Cancer Survival Rates

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Here’s why colon cancer cases are rising in young adults

As colorectal cancer cases rise in young adults, people in their 30s or 40s must never assume they’re too young to get the disease. Patricio Polanco, M.D., suggests that healthier lifestyle choices and earlier screenings could prevent some of these cases and facilitate early detection. Learn more.

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Apples to apples: When is buying organic foods worth the price?

When it comes to buying organic foods, price trumps health benefits for many Dallas families. But choosing organic options for some produce and meat might reduce your risk of certain types of cancer. Thomas Froehlich, M.D., discusses when to go organic and when to save your money.

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Hepatocellular carcinoma kills more people in Texas than in any other state: How we can fight back

More Texans die from hepatocellular carcinoma, a form of liver cancer, than people in any other state. Explore why aggressive detection and treatment of liver diseases that cause this condition are key to good outcomes.

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Colon cancer screening update: Start earlier, choose the best test

The American Cancer Society now recommends that people with average risk start getting colon cancer screenings at age 45 rather than 50. Learn why this change — along with patient awareness of screening options — could potentially reduce the rate of colon cancer in the U.S.