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Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Tumor Treatment Options

Feb 23, 2016

Neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors are dangerous because they might be potentially cancerous but can go relatively unnoticed for a long period of time. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with pancreatic transplant surgeon Dr. Thomas Chaly about these dangerous ninja cancers and how to treat them....

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Pregnant With Cancer—What You Need to Know

Feb 18, 2016

One thing a mother-to-be should never have to worry about is a dangerous cancer growing inside her at the same time as a (hopefully) healthy new fetus. Luckily, cancer during pregnancy is uncommon, occurring in only about 1 out of 1,000 pregnancies. But even with those slim chances, you don’t want...

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How Living Donor Liver Transplant Works

Feb 17, 2016

Traditionally, a liver used for transplant came from a deceased donor. Now, a handful of hospitals in the United States have the ability to do what’s called a “living donor” liver transplant. It’s a very complex procedure where a piece of the donor’s liver is put into the recipient. After ...

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Will You Need a Colostomy Bag After Colorectal Cancer Surgery?

Jan 26, 2016

It’s a common question many people have when they find out they need surgery because of colorectal cancer: Will I need a colostomy bag? Dr. Tom Miller asks specialist Dr. Molly Gross how she answers this question and, if they have to, how she helps patients come to terms with it....

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Your Breast Reconstruction Questions Answered

Oct 22, 2015

Breast cancer patients and their loved ones might have a lot of questions about the possibility of reconstructive breast surgery. Dr. Jay Agarwal is a breast reconstructive surgeon at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and he’s here to answer those questions. Dr. Kirtly Jones and Dr. Agarwal discuss ...

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Transitioning from Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor After a Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction

Oct 22, 2015

Many women with breast cancer want to have a bilateral mastectomy even if they only have one breast affected by cancer. No matter what you choose, there are support groups, doctors and even tattoo artists at Huntsman Cancer Institute who will give you the best treatment and recovery possible. In ...

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Curbing the Negative Effects of Chemotherapy on Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors

Oct 14, 2015

Children who receive chemotherapy for cancer treatment can be prone to negative effects of those chemicals later in life. The Pediatric Late Effects Clinic at Huntsman Cancer works to monitor adults who had cancer as children. Dr. Jennifer Wright is director of the clinic. She talks about how ...

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