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Krystina Ostermeyer
Krystina Ostermeyer
February 7, 2019
Cancer support groups allow people with cancer or touched by the disease to talk about their experiences with others. Learn more about these groups here.

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colon cancer symptoms

These Common Symptoms Could Point Towards Colon Cancer

There are many colon cancer symptoms that may seem like small ailments. However, they could be pointing towards a much larger problem.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on November 2, 2018
breast cancer diagnosis

The Process of Receiving a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be extremely stressful. In this article, a recent patient explains her diagnosis process, and how she coped.
by Alison Richards on October 31, 2018
Raising Liver Cancer Awareness

Why Raising Awareness for Liver Cancer Is Important

By learning more about liver cancer and the facts that surround it, you can do your part towards raising liver cancer awareness.
by Amy Manley on May 10, 2018
Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

Can Ovarian Cancer be Detected Early?

If early symptoms of ovarian cancer develop, your doctor will order two tests that are used for an ovarian cancer diagnosis.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 26, 2018
Kidney Cancer and Edema

Why Do People Who Have Kidney Cancer Get Edema?

If you have kidney cancer, you may experience swollen tissues from an accumulation of fluid in your body. This condition is called edema.
by Patricia Bratianu on March 7, 2018
Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Understanding What Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Is

Epithelial ovarian cancer is another type of ovarian cancer. 90 percent of ovarian cancers develop in the epithelium–the tissue that covers the ovaries.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 29, 2018
Kidney Cancer Causes

Kidney Cancer Causes You Should Know About

There’s a lot to learn about cancer, but experts know it begins with a gene mutation. Learn more about kidney cancer causes and what to do about them.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 29, 2018
Stages of Liver Cancer

Understanding the Different Stages of Liver Cancer

Understanding the stages of liver cancer can help you make educated treatment decisions based on the progression of your liver cancer.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on November 28, 2017
Liver Cancer Causes

Pinpointing What Causes Liver Cancer for Better Prevention

There is a hereditary component to liver cancer, but environmental and lifestyle factors can impact your risk too. Let's look at common liver cancer causes.
by Angela Finlay and Krystina Ostermeyer on November 22, 2017
ovarian cancer back pain

The Issue No One Talks About: Ovarian Cancer Back Pain

The back pain that you are experiencing is most likely a result of the tumor itself. Learn more about ovarian cancer back pain and how to manage it here.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on November 13, 2017