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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and weight loss, and possible bowel obstruction.  Other complications may occur outside the gastrointestinal tract and include anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, and tiredness.  Crohn's disease is caused by a combination of environmental, immune and bacterial factors in genetically susceptible individuals. It results in a chronic inflammatory disorder, in which the body's immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract possibly directed at microbial antigens.

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Breast Cancer During Pregnancy: One Woman's Story | Dana-farber Cancer Institute

To learn more about breast cancer treatment and the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber, visit http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Centers-and-Clinical-Services/Breast-Cancer-Treatment-Center.aspx To learn more about adult cancer survivorship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute visit http://www.dana-farber.org/For-Adult-Cancer-Survivors.aspx Meghan Martin was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer while seven months pregnant with her third child. She was seen the next day at the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber. Martin, who says that diet and exercise played an important role in her treatment plan, went on to participate in her first Pan Mass Challenge, an annual bike-a-thon that supports Dana-Farber, in 2013.

8 Minutes, 37 Seconds September 17, 2015

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