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Cancer Overview

Cancers are named after the site where the cancer began, which is referred to as the primary site. If lung cancer spreads to the brain, the brain tumor is considered metastatic lung cancer--not brain cancer. The brain tumor is considered the secondary site.


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Today in Health News

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Health Tip of the Day

Tips to Motivate Your Staff

  • Simplify your message and your expectations. Complexity can confuse and paralyze people.

  • Assign responsibility equal to people's skills. If you don't do this, you set up your people to fail.

  • Give public recognition and praise for success. Appreciated employees are highly motivated to do more.

  • Help your people develop a larger purpose than just making money. Encouraging your employees to have an emotional, as well as an economic attachment to the company, is one of the best motivators there is, experts say.

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

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Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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