Samir Undevia, MD

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Meet Samir Undevia, MD, a medical oncologist and director of the Edward Cancer Center Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program. He is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. He earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine, as well as his fellowship in hematology/oncology, at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Don’t miss Dr. Undevia's Healthy Driven Cancer Fight blogs!

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Number of Posts: 21
Contributor Since: 10/28/2015
Favorite Category: HD Cancer Fight

All about emphysema: A highly preventable respiratory disease

December 09, 2021
Smoking hurts your health in many ways. Years of smoking can lead to a disease of the lungs called emphysema, which affects more than 3 million...

Could you have an overactive thyroid?

January 16, 2019
Have you noticed some unusual symptoms lately? It could have something to do with how your thyroid is functioning.
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What’s new in cervical cancer prevention?

January 02, 2019
It’s all about options in cervical cancer prevention. In a 2018 U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation, women over age 30 now have...

Similar yet different: Hodgkin versus non-Hodgkin lymphoma

November 14, 2018
It can be easy to be confused by Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. These two diseases may sound similar, but they have distinct differences.

6 ways to fight fatigue during cancer treatment

October 17, 2018
Fatigue is one of the most common side effects of cancer and its treatment.

Why you may be short of breath and how to handle it

July 11, 2018
Having a difficult time catching your breath? You may be experiencing dyspnea.
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