Articles About cancer

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    DEC 18, 2017

    A Northwest member’s Facebook post leads to a cancer diagnosis and recovery

    As a professional health and wellness coach, Shelly Gonzales knows that her clients, friends, family, and even strangers look to her Facebook page for inspiration to help them eat right and stay active. One post dramatically changed her life — and potentially others’. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScancerdiagnosisNorthwestspecialty care

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    DEC 18, 2017

    Start the new year by sharing hope

    In 2016, Vanessa Hsieh-Park, MD, thought she’d injured her hip while skiing. She hoped stretching, exercise, and physical therapy would solve the problem. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSbone marrowcancerdonation registrymarrow donation

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    MAR 24, 2017

    What is testicular cancer?

    Testicular cancer occurs when cells that aren’t normal grow out of control in the testicles (testes). It is highly curable, especially when it is found early. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScancerSymptomsTesticular cancer

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    NOV 03, 2016

    Fighting childhood cancer in Northern California

    Even if you’re leading a healthy lifestyle, you or a loved one could be among the more than 1 in 3 people in the United States diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It’s encouraging to know that Kaiser Permanente specialty care is helping our members with cancer get back to pursuing their dreams. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScancerhealth careNorthern CaliforniapediatricsResearch

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    SEP 29, 2015

    Breast cancer: Early detection saves lives

    Although the exact cause of breast cancer is not known, most experts agree that there are several factors that increase your risk, such as genetics, age, sex, and race.   You can control some ... Learn more >

    TOPICSBetter Livingbreast cancercancerprevention