Abnormal Mammogram | Lung-Sparing Surgery | Ewing Sarcoma, Cancer Information Highlights, 03/15/2023

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Cancer Information Highlights
From the National Cancer Institute
Updating you about cancer causes, prevention, screening, treatment, coping, and more
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Breast Health: Follow-Up after an Abnormal Mammogram
woman confers with her doctor   A breast lump may be benign or a symptom of breast cancer. Learn about follow-up after an abnormal mammogram. See pictures of breast cancer, cysts, and calcifications. Find out symptoms for benign breast conditions, precancers, and DCIS.
Lung-Sparing Surgery for Some with Early-Stage Lung Cancer
surgical team stands around a patient   New research shows that for certain people with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer, surgery to remove only a piece of the affected lung lobe is as effective as surgery to remove the whole lobe.
A Potential Treatment Target for Ewing Sarcoma

The protein ETV6 appears to promote tumor growth by affecting the behavior of a fusion protein that drives most Ewing sarcomas. The research groups that made the discovery hope it leads to targeted therapy for this aggressive childhood cancer.

PDQ Updates
Nausea and Vomiting Related to Cancer Treatment

Nausea and vomiting related to cancer treatment or cancer itself can be a serious problem, but medication and other approaches can help. Learn about the causes of nausea and vomiting and how it is treated.
Also of Interest
Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Treatment

Knowing what to expect can help you feel more in control as you go through cancer treatment. This page suggests questions that can help you talk with your doctor about the treatment you will have, what happens during treatment, side effects to look for, and what to do about them.
Infographic: How Genetic Changes Lead to Cancer

Genes contain information to make proteins, and proteins control many important functions like cell growth. This infographic describes types of genetic mutations that change proteins in ways that can cause healthy cells to become cancer.
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Information specialists at NCI’s Cancer Information Service (CIS), NCI's contact center, can help answer your cancer-related questions in English and Spanish. Reach us by phone, chat, or email.