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United Hospital Center Participates in ACR Lung Cancer Screening Registry

Through voluntary participation, UHC compares its lung cancer screening performance to other facilities nationwide. These objective comparisons are used…
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Is There a Link Between Cancer and Using Deodorant?

You may have heard that using deodorant can increase the chances of developing cancer. Like most Americans, you probably…
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UHC Launches Newsletter…We Hear You

United Hospital Center, located in Bridgeport, West Virginia, has launched a new e-newsletter series called We Hear You. By signing…
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Facts About Sunscreen

After an odd mixture of weather this winter and spring, summer is fast approaching as we turn our attention…
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What to Expect After Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy involves routinely putting strong drugs in your body to kill cancer cells. After each session, you may find…
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What is the Difference Between Oral and IV Chemotherapy?

Most cancer treatment includes chemotherapy, a process that delivers strong drugs to your body to kill cancerous cells. You…
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Understanding Family History and Risk Factors

Whether you have recently been diagnosed with cancer or are concerned about your risk, understanding your own family history…
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Tips for Controlling Cancer-Related Pain

When you have cancer, pain can originate from a variety of sources. For example, you will likely experience pain…
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Chemotherapy and Pregnancy

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that one woman in 1,000 experiences cancer complications during her pregnancy. The most…
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