Category Archives: Cancer

Can Kidney Cancer Be Found Early?

Many kidney cancers are found fairly early, while they are still confined to the kidney, but others are found at a more advanced stage. There a few reasons for this:

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Can Bladder Cancer be Prevented?

There is no sure way to prevent bladder cancer. Some risk factors such as age, gender, race, and family history can’t be controlled. But there may be things you can do that could lower your risk.

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Can Bladder Cancer Be Found Early?

Bladder cancer can sometimes be found early. Finding it early improves your chances that it can be treated successfully.

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Can Skin Cancer Be Prevented?

People who get a lot of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays are at greater risk of skin cancer.

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Can Skin Cancer be Found Early?

Most skin cancers can be found early with skin exams. Regular exams by your doctor and checking your own skin frequently can help find cancers early, when they are easier to treat.

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Can Esophageal Cancer Be Found Early?

Looking for a disease in someone without symptoms is called screening. The goal of screening is to find a disease like cancer in an early, more curable stage, in order to help people live longer, healthier lives.

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Can Esophageal Cancer be Prevented?

Not all esophageal cancers can be prevented, but the risk of developing this disease can be greatly reduced by avoiding certain risk factors.

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Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Found Early?

Pancreatic cancer is hard to find early. The pancreas is deep inside the body, so early tumors can’t be seen or felt by health care providers during routine physical exams. Patients usually have no symptoms until the cancer has already … Continue reading

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Can Pancreatic Cancer be Prevented?

The cause of many pancreatic cancers is not known, so there is no sure way to prevent it. But there are some ways you might be able to reduce your risk of this disease.

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Can Lung Cancer be Found Early?

Usually symptoms of lung cancer do not appear until the disease is already in an advanced, non-curable stage. Even when symptoms of lung cancer do appear, many people may mistake them for other problems, such as an infection or long-term … Continue reading

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