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What Is Ovarian Cancer?

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Ovarian cancer is a fast-growing group of cells that develops in the ovaries – the organs that produce sex cells which are responsible for creating new life – and which kills off surrounding, healthy ovarian tissues. There are several risk factors for ovarian cancer, and United Energy Workers Healthcare is…

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How to Live with a Cancer Diagnosis

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Our healthcare professionals at United Energy Workers Healthcare provide free home healthcare services for EEOICPA and RECA beneficiaries who have been diagnosed with specific chronic illnesses or cancers that were caused by their employment through the US Department of Energy. If you qualify for services under these two congressional acts,…

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What is Breast Cancer?

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In 2017, there are an estimated 250 thousand people that will receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, both men and women. Though women are more likely to develop breast cancer than men (roughly 100 times more likely), both genders are affected by this disease, and nearly 41 thousand people are…

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What Is Chemotherapy?

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Almost everyone knows someone who has been afflicted by or has died from cancer. Nearly one out of two men in the United States alone will receive a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, compared to about one out of every three women. The likelihood of cancer also increases depending on…

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What Is Thyroid Cancer

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Thyroid cancer is one of the many cancers covered under the EEOICPA and RECA free home health benefits which we provide, as long as the person who has developed this cancer worked for the DOE in the US. Thyroid cancer is projected to develop in more than 56 thousand individuals in…

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How to Prevent Osteoporosis

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United Energy Workers Health provides free home health services for EEOICPA and RECA beneficiaries. This means that our patients are generally older and are suffering from either cancer or another occupational illness. Though we can only help people with certain diagnosed diseases, we also provide our patients with other healthcare…

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What is Multiple Myeloma?

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Multiple Myeloma is a relatively uncommon cancer which develops in about .06% of the American population each year (a little more than 20,000). Though multiple myeloma is a generally manageable cancer, healthcare professionals have yet to find a cure. Through substantial courses of different treatments and healthy living, doctors have…

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What is Leukemia?

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One of the types of unfortunate cancers covered under your EEOICPA and RECA benefits is leukemia. Leukemia is a cancer of the body’s white blood cell production and is almost always malignant, claiming the lives of more than 24 thousand Americans in 2016 alone. Leukemia patients have a better-than-ever chance…

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