Cancer carries with it many risks, especially when a woman is pregnant or plans on becoming pregnant.
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Cancer During Pregnancy

Research is lacking, so there is very little proven fact to guide patients and doctors down the proper treatment path. We do know, however, that a woman who is diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy can carry the fetus to term and deliver a healthy infant. ... more »
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Colon Cancer Treatment

The most common treatment for colon cancer is surgery. In surgery, any tumors and surrounding areas of healthy bowel will be removed, including adjacent lymph nodes, if necessary. ... more »
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Colon Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging

Colon cancer can be detected early before any symptoms develop with the proper screening techniques. At this point, it is easier to cure colorectal cancer. ... more »
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Colon Cancer Symptoms

In many cases, colon cancer in women will occur without any symptoms whatsoever. This is why it is vitally important that women are screened regularly by their physicians for colorectal cancer, even if no symptoms are present. ... more »
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Introduction to Colon Cancer in Women: Causes and Risk Factors

According to data from the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the US. The good news is that diagnosing colon cancer early can often lead to a cure. ... more »
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Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging

Women are recommended to undergo regular breast exams and mammograms to detect breast cancer early on. Breast cancer treatment is likely to be much more successful if the cancer is detected early. ... more »
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Breast Cancer Treatment

Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer have a number of treatment options. One treatment that is recommended for one patient may not be the best treatment for another patient. ... more »
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Breast Cancer Symptoms

Early cases of breast cancer normally do not have any symptoms. This is why it is important for women to undergo regular breast exams to detect breast cancer as early as possible. ... more »
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Endometrial Cancer Treatment

The most common treatment options for women with endometrial cancer are chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, and surgery. ... more »
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Endometrial Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging

If you have any symptoms related to endometrial cancer, with the most common being abnormal vaginal bleeding, it is important to visit your doctor right away and undergo the appropriate testing. ... more »

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