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Oct • 2 • 2022

Mammogram Myths: 5 Common Misunderstandings

Despite decades of public health awareness about the importance of mammograms, many women are still resistant to getting them. Fear and opposition may be due to persistent myths about mammograms.

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Mar • 13 • 2022

The Importance of Getting a Colonoscopy Starting at 45

Men and women over the age of 45 are at the highest risk of developing colorectal cancer, which is cancer that begins in the colon or rectum. Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer...

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Oct • 26 • 2021

6 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Did you know 8 out of 10 women who get breast cancer have no family history? Despite recent publicity about genetic testing and the breast cancer gene, your genetics aren’t a reliable predictor of...

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May • 18 • 2018

Coping with Treatments for Skin Cancer

A new diagnosis of skin cancer brings immediate questions about treatment. How treatable is it? What are my options? The good news is that most types of cancer have effective treatment options and...

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May • 17 • 2018

These are the Signs and Symptoms of Melanoma

Despite decades of public awareness, melanoma diagnoses are still occurring at epidemic rates. Researchers believe this is a combination of something good - melanoma awareness - and something bad: a...

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May • 15 • 2018

Do You Know the 4 Main Types of Skin Cancer?

As the sun shines in spring and the days lengthen toward summer, ‘tis the season for sunscreen. Using a sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher is one of the best ways to protect yourself against skin cancer,...

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May • 7 • 2018

Be Careful, The Sun is Finally Shining

Spring is in full swing, and summer is not far behind.

While we welcome the warmer weather here, it's a good idea to take some precautions before venturing out to plant those flowers or spend the day...

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Feb • 22 • 2018

Why it Might Be Time for a Colon Cancer Screening

One-third of Americans who are due for a colorectal cancer screening haven’t gotten one. That means millions of people who could have cancer, polyps, or other colon issues are totally unaware of it....

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Feb • 11 • 2018

What to Do When Your Friend Has Cancer

The news devastates you, too.

When you learn that a friend has been diagnosed with cancer, you are not sure what to do. You may not know how to help, let alone what to say.

You may not realize it...

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May • 10 • 2017

Even Brisk Walks Help Reduce Cancer Risk

Whether you are rockin’ a Zumba class or taking a brisk walk, exercise can help you fight cancer.

A study announced last year by the American Institute for Cancer Research showed a stronger link...

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May • 4 • 2017

5 Foods in the Fight Against Cancer

Remember when Mom insisted you eat your fruits and vegetables?

She wanted you grow up big and strong. Today, she’s helping you fight cancer.

While research continues to focus on treatments for better...

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Apr • 25 • 2017

Answers to Questions About Breast Cancer Surgery

When diagnosed with breast cancer, you have many decisions to make about your treatment and care.

One of the most important will be surgery – specifically what kind to help you achieve the best...

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