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Search Treatment Options for Cancer

If you have cancer, search available clinical trials with HealthyWomen's free and confidential Clinical Trial Navigation Service.

Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?
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Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?

If you are a woman 50 years and older, we want to know more about the things you're doing to take care of your health. 


Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer?
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Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer?

Popping certain heartburn drugs like they're candy might up your odds for stomach cancer.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

Adding Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Early Detection
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Adding Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Early Detection

Because it often doesn't cause obvious early symptoms, pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose, but this could help.

High-Fiber Diets Help Prevent Cancers and Heart Disease
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High-Fiber Diets Help Prevent Cancers and Heart Disease

A large, new analysis helps confirm that eating lots of grains, vegetables and fruit lowers your risk of dying early from cancer or heart disease.

Signs of Liver Cancer That Can Fly Under the Radar
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Signs of Liver Cancer That Can Fly Under the Radar

Liver cancer is less common in the United States than it is worldwide, but it is often caught late and is increasingly fatal. It's important to recognize the signs of liver cancer.

Most People Don't Know if They Have Genetic Risk for Cancer
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Most People Don't Know if They Have Genetic Risk for Cancer

Most people carrying genes that put them at risk for cancer don't realize it, new research suggests.

Acupressure Is Good Medicine for Breast Cancer Survivors
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Acupressure Is Good Medicine for Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer survivors struggling with common, lasting symptoms stemming from their treatments may find relief in self-applied acupressure.

Common Misconceptions About Liver Cancer
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Common Misconceptions About Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is often called a "silent" disease because symptoms are rarely visible in the early stages. Misconceptions often surround this stealthy disease.

Doctors Use Bacteria as Weapon Against Cancer
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Doctors Use Bacteria as Weapon Against Cancer

A potentially dangerous bacteria appears to target malignant cells and could provide a new means of fighting cancer.

Why You Should Take Pelvic Pain Seriously
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Why You Should Take Pelvic Pain Seriously

If you suffer with pelvic pain, it's time to speak out and speak to your health care provider, because pelvic pain can be an early sign of ovarian cancer and other serious illnesses.


HPV Vaccine Even Helps Women Who Didn't Get It
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HPV Vaccine Even Helps Women Who Didn't Get It

Researchers said the findings add to evidence that the vaccine -- which ultimately cuts the risk of several cancers—is a boon to public health.

Many Mistakenly Believe Alternative Therapies Can Cure Cancer
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Many Mistakenly Believe Alternative Therapies Can Cure Cancer

Despite evidence to the contrary, four in 10 Americans believe alternative therapies can cure cancer.

Newer Birth Control Pills Tied to Lower Odds for Ovarian Cancer
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Newer Birth Control Pills Tied to Lower Odds for Ovarian Cancer

New research suggests that there is a connection between birth control pills and a reduced risk of ovarian cancer.

Study Explores New Way to Stop Cancer's Spread
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Study Explores New Way to Stop Cancer's Spread

Scientists say they're researching a way to destroy cancer cells that travel to other parts of the body.

TRY IT: HealthyWomen’s New Cancer Clinical Trial Navigation Service
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TRY IT: HealthyWomen’s New Cancer Clinical Trial Navigation Service

To help provide some clarity and support your exploration of cancer clinical trial options, check out these must-know facts, along with details about HealthyWomen's NEW Cancer Clinical Trial Navigation Service.

Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed
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Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed

For most women, mammograms are the appropriate screening method, but for women with dense breasts, other types of screening may find breast cancer sooner.