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Cancer

If You Are Diagnosed With Cancer

Questions for your healthcare provider: What kind of cancer do I have? What lab tests were done and what did they show? What are my treatment choices? What do you recommend and why?

Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is a collection of symptoms that usually occur in patients who have lung cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or other cancers. It also can occur from noncancer causes. This summary explains SVCS and its treatment in adults and children.

Coping with the Diagnosis of Cancer

Learn as much as possible about your disease. Arm yourself with information in order to lessen frustration. Don't hesitate to ask questions about your disease. Consider keeping a notebook with all of the medical records and information about your diagnosis.