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What Is a Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) and Why Choose Ochsner for your Care?

Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) are rare tumors that are difficult to diagnose and can originate anywhere in the body. Learn more about NETs and your treatment options at Ochsner.

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Patient Story: A Celebration of Life After NET

Three years ago, Jacqueline Shedrick was diagnosed with a cancerous neuroendocrine tumor.  Although the diagnosis was scary, her physician and his team helped her stay positive.

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5 Essential Things to Know about Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs): Infographic

From symptoms to diagnosis to treatment, here are 5 essential things to know about NETs.

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Ovarian Cancer Screenings: Myths vs. Facts

Because ovarian cancer is often caught in an advanced stage, and many symptoms resemble common conditions, there are a number of myths surrounding routine screening tests.

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Ovarian Cancer: Risks and Symptoms

Ovarian cancer is the eighth most common cancer, as well as the fifth leading cause of cancer death. Learn the common symptoms and risks associated with this dangerous cancer.

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4 Ways to Help Prepare For Your First Day of Chemotherapy

Learn these helpful tips on how to prepare for your first chemotherapy visit.

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Preventive Screenings Better Than Treatment

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States?

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Are You Dense?

Screening mammograms are the best way to detect and find breast cancer. Learn about the types of screenings and when women should have them.

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