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  • Oral Cancer: Diagnosis

    Oral cancer is often found during routine dental or medical exams. Your healthcare provider may check for signs of oral cancer during your regular exams. And you should tell your healthcare provider if you have any symptoms.

  • Oral Cancer: Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy is a treatment for cancer that uses high-energy X-rays. A machine directs the rays of energy to the area of cancer. Radiation therapy is also called radiotherapy. Its goal is to kill or shrink cancer cells.

  • Oral Cancer: Stages

    The stage of a cancer is how much and how far the cancer has spread in your body. The stage of a cancer is one of the most important things to know when deciding how to treat the cancer.

  • Oral Cancer: Symptoms

    Know the signs of oral cancer. You can check your mouth for early signs of oral cancer. All you need to do is look at your mouth in a mirror.

  • Oral Cancer: Tests After Diagnosis

    Tests after a diagnosis of oral cancer can help your healthcare provider learn more about your cancer to help decide the best treatment.

  • Oral Cancer: Treatment Questions

    These questions can help you communicate with your doctor and know what to expect for your treatment.

  • Anemia Overview

    Anemia is a common blood disorder. It occurs when you have fewer red blood cells than normal, or not enough hemoglobin in your blood. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

  • Asthma in Older Adults

    Many people think of asthma as a childhood disease, but it often occurs as a new condition in older adults.

  • Asthma on Campus

    College can pose challenges for the student with asthma. New and unfamiliar living quarters, school and social stresses, and other factors can trigger a flare-up. Here are some helpful tips.

  • Clinical Pathology Overview

    Detailed information on clinical pathology and the samples that are tested.