Category Archives: Cancer

Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Early Detection

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. Age is a common risk factor for colorectal cancer. Therefore, we recommend regular colorectal cancer screenings for anyone over the age 50.

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S and the second leading cause of death from cancer. This type of cancer affects individuals in all racial and ethnic groups. It’s most … Continue reading

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month!

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month! Therefore, it’s a time to connect with community, raise awareness for the cause and come together as one united force to stand up to the leading cancer killer. Everyone can take a part and … Continue reading

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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. There are more new cases of skin cancer each year than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer. Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of skin … Continue reading

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Can Testicular Cancer Be Prevented?

Many men with testicular cancer have no known risk factors. And some of the known risk factors, such as undescended testicles, white race, and a family history of the disease can’t be changed. For these reasons, it is not possible … Continue reading

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Can Testicular Cancer Be Found Early?

Most testicular cancers can be found at an early stage. In some men, early testicular cancers cause symptoms that lead them to seek medical attention. Most of the time a lump on the testicle is the first symptom, or the … Continue reading

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Can Thyroid Cancer Be Prevented?

Most people with thyroid cancer have no known risk factors, so it is not possible to prevent most cases of the disease.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Most people are aware of breast cancer, but many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in … Continue reading

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Can Thyroid Cancer Be Found Early?

Many cases of thyroid cancer can be found early. In fact, most thyroid cancers are now found much earlier than in the past and can be treated successfully.

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Can Kidney Cancer be Prevented?

In many cases, the cause of kidney cancer is not known. In some other cases (such as with inherited conditions that raise kidney cancer risk), even when the cause is known it may not be preventable. But there are some … Continue reading

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