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Cancer During Pregnancy is Treatable

Although cancer in pregnant women is not common, it is not extraordinarily rare either. The good news is that treatments are possible

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Never Quit - Daniel Allemond’s Story

Faced with seemingly insurmountable odds, leukemia survivor Daniel Allemond never stopped dreaming and never quit.

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Breast Cancer: Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatment

Ochsner Surgical Breast Oncologist Dr. Aimee Mackey breaks down the answers to breast cancer questions related to risk, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Four Healthy Choices to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Get the grocery list of the foods you need to buy to help prevent your risk of breast cancer.

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Ochsner Patient Story: Katie Kelly, Cancer Survivor

At the young age of 30, Katie Kelly was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. She made the decision to undergo multi-stage treatment at Ochsner Medical Center in New...

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Signs, Symptoms and Guidelines for Your Breast Health

The month the world goes pink is upon us again. From football fields to department stores and restaurants, the nation as a whole looks a little more Pepto-Bismol colored, and...

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Thyroid Cancer: Signs and Symptoms

Thyroid cancer is becoming increasingly common, rising to the 5th most common cancer in women.

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Cancer: Lifestyle, Genes or Just Bad Luck

A really common question for cancer patients is, “How did I get this disease?”

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