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What Are The Stages Of Lung Cancer?

Nov 30, 2021 by Total Access Medical

There are two main types of lung cancer: Non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. Each has a separate staging system that doctors use to classify how advanced the cancer is.

The staging of cancer describes how far it has spread through the body and how severe it is. Staging helps healthcare professionals and individuals decide on a suitable course of treatment.

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What Are The Treatments For Lung Cancer?

Nov 23, 2021 by Total Access Medical

After your diagnosis, your physician will work closely with you to help you understand your condition and which treatments have the greatest chance of helping you return to good health.

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What Are The Symptoms Of Lung Cancer?

Nov 16, 2021 by Total Access Medical

Most lung cancers do not cause any symptoms until they have spread, but some people with early lung cancer do have symptoms.

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How Can You Reduce Your Risk Of Lung Cancer?

Nov 08, 2021 by Total Access Medical

November is lung cancer awareness month. Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs and it is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide.

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What Are The Risk Factors For Lung Cancer?

Nov 01, 2021 by Total Access Medical

November is lung cancer awareness month. Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in the United States and worldwide. This article focuses on which risk factors for lung cancer you can change and cannot change. 

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Can You Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

Oct 26, 2021 by Total Access Medical

By choosing the healthiest lifestyle options, all women can empower themselves and make sure the risk of developing breast cancer is as low as possible.

Some of the factors associated with breast cancer – being a woman, age, and genetics – can’t be changed. Other factors – being overweight, lack of exercise, eating unhealthy food – can be changed by making the right choices.

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Exercise Is Best For Reducing Breast Cancer Recurrance

Oct 18, 2021 by Total Access Medical

New research highlights key recommendations that breast cancer survivors can incorporate into their lifestyle to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence. 

The research was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)

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What Are The Signs of Breast Cancer?

Oct 12, 2021 by Total Access Medical

A breast lump or mass is just one of the possible signs of breast cancer. Breast cancer can cause several additional changes to the skin on and around the breast.

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Breast Cancer: A Healthy Lifestyle Makes a Difference

Oct 05, 2021 by Total Access Medical

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How Does Poor Sleep Contribute To Overeating?

Sep 28, 2021 by Total Access Medical

We have so many demands on our time—jobs, family, errands—not to mention finding some time to relax. To fit everything in, we often sacrifice sleep. But sleep affects both mental and physical health. When you’re tired, you can’t function at your best. Sleep helps you think more clearly, focus better and it also has a profound impact on hunger. 

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