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: 20
Contributor Since: 10/28/2015
Favorite Category: HD Cancer Fight

When are swollen lymph nodes a problem?

March 28, 2018
Swollen lymph nodes can be a sign of infection or even cancer.

10 ways to help control nausea during chemotherapy

February 28, 2018
Here's what you can do at home to ease symptoms of nausea caused by cancer treatments.

Why you should know your family medical history

November 22, 2017
It’s not always about who you know, it’s about what you know too. What do you know about your own family, for instance?

Your genes and your health: 5 FAQs about genetic testing

October 18, 2017
If you have family members battling cancer, you may be thinking about genetic testing to determine your risk of getting the disease.

Can a daily aspirin reduce cancer risk?

August 23, 2017
Even though aspirin has been a staple in our medicine cabinet for many years, doctors are continuing to discover new uses for it.

Is microwaving food in plastic really harmful to my health?

July 19, 2017
If your fridge is anything like ours, you’ll find last night’s dinner in a plastic container, Ziploc bag or on a plate wrapped in plastic.
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