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: 26
Contributor Since: 10/28/2015
Favorite Category: HD Cancer Fight

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

August 01, 2023
Having a difficult time catching your breath? You may be experiencing dyspnea.

You’ve got a friend in me: how to help someone with cancer

February 21, 2023
Even though you want to be there for your friend, it is difficult to know what to say or how to lend a helping hand.

8 ways reduce fatigue and increase energy around the holidays

November 22, 2022
It can be easy to feel tired by the time the big man in the red suit arrives. For cancer patients, the feeling of fatigue is entirely different.

Managing breast cancer risks and fears

October 21, 2022
A breast cancer risk assessment program can help a woman understand her risk and, if necessary, decide what course of prevention and/or...

Tired all the time? Your thyroid gland could be out of whack

August 22, 2022
Are you feeling colder than usual, getting tired more easily or dealing with drier-than-normal skin? You may have hypothyroidism.
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Similar yet different: Hodgkin versus non-Hodgkin lymphoma

July 20, 2022
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.
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