Millions of people are diagnosed with cancer every year. Most of us probably know someone who has — or had — cancer. However, myths and misunderstandings about the disease persist. Can you separate fact from fiction?

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Cancer is a scary disease for many people. But having the right facts makes it less scary. Advances in treatment and research mean we understand more than ever before about the disease. And that has led to a steady improvement in outcomes.

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The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center provides world-class cancer care, from diagnosis to treatment, to help you in your cancer battle. We are the only comprehensive cancer center in our region, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. We have more than 60 locations throughout western Pennsylvania and Ohio, with more than 200 oncologists. Our internationally renowned research team is striving to find new advances in prevention, detection, and treatment.