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Preparing for a colonoscopy
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/preparing-for-a-colonoscopy

Aug 12th, 2019 - If you shudder at the thought of having a colonoscopy to check for hidden colon cancer, chances are it's the "prep" that's stoking your apprehension. It's certainly a major inconvenience: getting ready for the procedure takes much longer — an average of 16 hours, according to one study — than the three hours or so you'll spend at a medical center the day of your colonoscopy. But what's most off...

NCCN Quick Guide™ | Metastatic Breast Cancer
https://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/quick_guides/breast/stage_iv/index.html

Jan 1st, 2018 - NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Breast Cancer – Metastatic, 2018 PAT-N-1075-0618 What are the treatment options? Hormone-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer „„ Chemotherapy may be given first if the cancer is quickly growing within internal organs

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/MarchToolkit.aspx

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most common in people age 50 and older.

Thyroid cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354170

Jan 20th, 2020 - Thyroid cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts provide personalized, comprehensive care for people with thyroid cancer. Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors work in multidisciplinary teams of specialists to provide comprehensive care for people with thyroid cancer. Your care team might include: Endocrinologists Endocrine surgeons Head and neck surgeons Ear, nose and throat spe...

Hurthle cell cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hurthle-cell-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20373572

Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Hurthle (HEERT-luh) cell cancer is a rare cancer that affects the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the base of your neck. It secretes hormones that are essential for regulating your body's metabolism. Hurthle cell cancer is also called Hurthle cell ...

Thyroid nodules - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-nodules/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355266

Jan 7th, 2020 - Diagnosis In assessing a lump or nodule in your neck, one of your doctor's main goals is to rule out the possibility of cancer. But your doctor will also want to know if your thyroid is functioning properly. Tests include: Physical exam. Your doctor will likely ask you to swallow while he or she examines your thyroid because a nodule in your thyroid gland will usually move up and down during sw...

Thyroid nodules - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-nodules/symptoms-causes/syc-20355262

Jan 7th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Thyroid nodules are solid or fluid-filled lumps that form within your thyroid, a small gland located at the base of your neck, just above your breastbone. Most thyroid nodules aren't serious and don't cause symptoms. Only a small percentage of thyroid nodules are cancerous....

Thyroid cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20354161

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid cancer Thyroid cancer Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid. Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid — a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Your thyroid produces hormones that regulate your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. Although thyroid cancer isn't common in the United States, ...

Thyroid cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354167

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis Needle biopsy Thyroid biopsy Needle biopsy During needle biopsy, a long, thin needle is inserted through the skin and into the suspicious area. Cells are removed and analyzed to see if they are cancerous. Tests and procedures used to diagnose thyroid cancer include: Physical exam. Your doctor will look for physical changes in your thyroid and ask about your risk factors, such as exces...

Pancreatic cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355431

Dec 12th, 2019 - Pancreatic cancer care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic experts provide comprehensive care for people with pancreatic cancer. Your team may include specialists in surgery, gastroenterology, radiology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, nutrition and other areas if needed. Doctors from these specialties work together with you to understand your specific needs a...

Pancreatic cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355427

Dec 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis Pancreatic ultrasound Pancreatic ultrasound During an endoscopic ultrasound of the pancreas, your doctor inserts a thin, flexible tube (endoscope) down your throat and into your abdomen. An ultrasound device at the end of the tube emits sound waves that generate images of your pancreas and nearby tissues. If your doctor suspects pancreatic cancer, he or she may have you undergo one or...

Pancreatic cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20355421

Dec 12th, 2019 - Overview The pancreas in the digestive system The pancreas in the digestive system The pancreas is a long, flat gland that lies horizontally behind your stomach. It has a role in digestion and in regulating the level of sugar in your blood. Pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the pancreas. Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pan...

Uterine fibroids - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-fibroids/symptoms-causes/syc-20354288

Dec 9th, 2019 - Overview Fibroid locations Fibroid locations Intramural fibroids grow within the muscular uterine wall. Submucosal fibroids bulge into the uterine cavity. Subserosal fibroids project to the outside of the uterus. Some subserosal or submucosal fibroids may be pedunculated — hanging from a stalk inside or outside the uterus. Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appea...

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-neuroendocrine-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20352489

Dec 6th, 2019 - Overview Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) are a group of cancers that can occur in the hormone-producing cells of the pancreas. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, also known as islet cell cancers, are very rare. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors begin in small hormone-producing cells (islet cells) normally found in your pancreas. Some pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor cells continue to secre...

Osteosarcoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteosarcoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351055

Dec 5th, 2019 - Osteosarcoma care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts are known for the highest quality expertise and resources to meet the needs of children and adults with osteosarcoma. Our experienced sarcoma teams care for hundreds of people each year who have various types of sarcoma. Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's pediatric cancer specialists come together as a team to create a customized treatm...

Osteosarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteosarcoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351053

Dec 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose osteosarcoma, the doctor may begin with a physical exam to better understand the symptoms. Imaging tests Imaging tests help your doctor investigate your bone symptoms, look for cancer and look for signs that the cancer has spread. Imaging tests may include: X-ray Computerized tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Positron emission tomography (PET) Bone scan Remo...

Osteosarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteosarcoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351052

Dec 5th, 2019 - Overview Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma, the most common type of bone cancer, often starts in the long bones — the legs or the arms — but it can occur in any bone. Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer that begins in the cells that form bones. Osteosarcoma is most often found in the long bones — more often the legs, but sometimes the arms — but it can start in any bone. In very rare ins...

Breast cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 21st, 2019 - Breast cancer care at Mayo Mayo Clinic specialists provide compassionate care for people with breast cancer. People with breast cancer who seek care at Mayo Clinic will find dedicated breast cancer specialists who provide expert, personalized care using the latest treatment innovations and technology. Your Mayo Clinic care team Tailoring Breast Cancer Screening to Each Woman’s Risk Click here f...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Nov 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing. Breast MRI Breast MRI During a breast MRI, you lie on your stomach on a padded scanning table. Your breasts fit into a hollow depression in t...

Breast cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352470

Nov 21st, 2019 - Overview Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Each breast contains 15 to 20 lobes of glandular tissue, arranged like the petals of a daisy. The lobes are further divided into smaller lobules that produce milk for breast-feeding. Small tubes (ducts) conduct the milk to a reservoir that lies just beneath your nipple. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. After sk...