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BY Shelley Varnado

In January 2020, I noticed a changing spot under my tongue. My family doctor advised that I get it biopsied. The results came back negative.

But soon the spot changed in shape and size, and it became painful to eat and talk. My family doctor told me it was time to seek an opinion at MD Anderson.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnMy tongue cancer diagnosis and surgery

I had an appointment with head and neck surgeon Dr. Shirley Su the following...

Tongue cancer survivor Shelley Varnado with her husband and sons

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnMost cancer patients and their caregivers will hear the word “immunocompromised” at some point.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnBut what does that actually mean? What...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Weight loss is a common side effect of some cancer treatments. But sometimes, the opposite happens — and patients end up packing on the pounds...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnWhether it’s due to pain from a growing tumor, swallowing difficulties caused by radiation therapy, or the nausea, loss of appetite or mouth sores that are sometimes caused by chemotherapy, involuntary weight loss is a serious side effect of cancer and its treatment for many patients.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnBut there are other reasons that cancer patients could be losing weight without trying.

We spoke with internal medicine and palliative care...

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BY Sarah Zizinia

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnWhen Marie Chaplinksy went in for a checkup with her cardiologist in March 2017, she was surprised when she was called back to have her bloodwork...

BY Ronda Wendler

Callie Piper is a planner with a capital “P.” And nothing thrown her way during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed that....

BY Lesley Zentz

As a general rule, I don’t take medicine unless I absolutely have to. I’ve never been one to swallow an aspirin at the first sign of a fever...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is an innovative type of cancer treatment. During this procedure, doctors perform a surgery...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Faye Hood was training for a half-marathon in 2017, when the active then-70-year-old received a stomach cancer diagnosis.

Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnWhile she...