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HPV Can Lead to Head and Neck Cancers

Nov 3, 2020, 1:20 PM by Allison Sanford
The human papillomavirus is a sexually transmitted disease known to cause cervical cancer in women. But did you know that HPV can also lead to head and neck cancers?

Ask the Doctor: Ovarian Cancer

Sep 23, 2020, 4:28 PM by Allison Sanford
Abdominal bloating. Decreased appetite. Weight loss. Fatigue. They’re vague symptoms that may have a variety of causes. Surprisingly, one of them may be ovarian cancer.

Colon Cancer Increasing in Young Adults

Sep 22, 2020, 4:55 PM by Allison Sanford
The world was shocked by the death of famous actor and South Carolina native Chad Boseman recently. He died of colon cancer at the young age of 43.

Melanoma: What You Need to Know

Sep 18, 2020, 11:21 AM by Allison Sanford
Melanoma is a type of cancer that typically starts in the skin, but rare forms can start in the eyes and mucous membranes, such as inside the nose.

The Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients

Feb 23, 2020, 1:01 PM by Tracie Dawson
Research in breast cancer patients has shown that yoga may be able to help improve physical functioning, reduce fatigue, reduce stress, improve sleep and improve quality of life.

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Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general understanding and education about Lexington Medical Center. Nothing on the blog should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Blog visitors with personal health or medical questions should consult their health care provider.