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Recognizing the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer

Early cancers of the ovaries often cause no symptoms and only about 20 percent of ovarian cancers are found at an early stage. Paying attention to a few potential warning signs and symptoms may improve the odds of early diagnosis and successful treatment.

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Micra: How a little pacemaker is making a big change

The Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (or Micra) is the newest and the world’s smallest pacemaker. Currently, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is one of only a few Maryland hospitals offering Micra pacemakers. Nancy Dick was one of the first patients to get it, and though it’s small, this pacemaker has changed her life for the better in a great way.

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Melanoma: The invisible summertime danger

As the hot summer days approach, make sure to protect your skin from potential sunburns that can lead to health problems in the future, says Joanne Ebner, a cancer prevention program manager at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC).

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