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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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risk factors for liver cancer

Do You Know the Risk Factors of Liver Cancer?

There are a set of risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing liver cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for liver cancer here.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 24, 2017
Kidney Cancer Prognosis

A Guide to Kidney Cancer: Everything You Need to Know from Prognosis to Life Expectancy

The stages of kidney cancer have the most influence on your prognosis and survival. Learn more about kidney cancer prognosis and survival rate here.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 24, 2017

How Is Ovarian Cancer Staged?

There’s several different stages of ovarian cancer, and the effectiveness of treatment is dependent upon the stage you’ve reached.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 24, 2017
metastatic liver cancer

What You Need to Know About Metastatic Liver Cancer

Metastatic liver cancer occurs when cancer spreads to the liver but started elsewhere in the body. Here's what you need to know about metastasis.
by Lana Barhum and Krystina Ostermeyer on September 6, 2017
Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

What You Need to Know About Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

What does stage 4 kidney cancer mean for you? Learn about end-stage kidney cancer is, living with kidney cancer, and more information about end-stage.
by Lana Barhum on September 5, 2017
Kidney Cancer Metastasis

Understanding How Kidney Cancer Spreads

Cancer can spread from one mass of cancerous cells to other parts of the body. The process is called metastasis. Learn more about kidney cancer metastasis.
by Lana Barhum on August 16, 2017
Liver Cancer Research

A Roundup of the Latest Liver Cancer Research News

Findings from four recent liver cancer research studies have shed new light on decreasing the risk of liver cancer and treatment of the disease.
by Lana Barhum on August 12, 2017
Is Liver Cancer Fatal

Is Liver Cancer Considered Fatal?

Receiving a liver cancer diagnosis can be frightening and you probably have a lot of questions — including, "Is liver cancer fatal?"
by Lana Barhum on July 21, 2017
Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer

Liver Cirrhosis Causes and Links to Liver Cancer

Research shows that cirrhosis and liver cancer are linked. Learn more about what causes liver cirrhosis and possible treatments to lower cancer risks.
by Lana Barhum on June 2, 2017
Ovarian Cysts and Cancer

Do Ovarian Cysts Cause Cancer?

An ovarian cyst, also called a pelvic mass, is a sac filled with fluid. Mostly harmless, sometimes these cysts are related to ovarian cancer.
by Lana Barhum on June 2, 2017