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June 14, 2022 · Elizabeth H. Dibble, MD; Stephanie L. Graff, MD, FACP; Theresa A. Graves, MD, FACS; and Chelsea J. Miller, MD
In this post, several experts describe what Hodgkin lymphoma survivors who received mantle radiation should know about their increased breast cancer risk, including what to know about screening and monitoring for signs of breast cancer. Read More >>
May 24, 2022 · ASCO Staff
At-home DNA tests have become increasingly popular in recent years. But are they actually helpful for detecting cancer risk? In this post, learn about at-home DNA tests for cancer risk and why it’s always best to get genetic screening done through your health care provider. Read More >>
April 5, 2022 · Annette M. Goldberg, MBA, MS, RD, LDN
Oncology dietitian Annette M. Goldberg discusses what nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is, what causes it, its link to liver cancer, and the steps you can take to prevent NAFLD. Read More >>
March 17, 2022 · ASCO Staff
People may have concerns about whether living near power lines can increase their risk for cancer. Here, we discuss where this fear comes from and what the research says about power lines and cancer risk. Read More >>
February 23, 2022 · Andrea Walens, PhD
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future. Read More >>

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