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What Causes Cancer?

What causes cancer? A question too often asked. While some factors cannot be controlled, did you know that the World Cancer Research Fund estimates that 20 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the US could have been prevented — largely through lifestyle changes?

World Cancer Day: Raising Awareness

Saturday, February 4th, we celebrate World Cancer Day — a global initiative meant to unite the population in the fight against cancer. This year joins the three year campaign of “We can. I can,” meant to explore how we, as a collective, or us, as individuals, can do our parts in reducing the global burden of cancer.

Recent Study: Anxiety May Increase Mortality Risk in Lung Cancer Patients

According to a recent study, published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, experiencing anxiety and depression while having advanced lung cancer may also increase mortality risk.

Cervical Cancer Diagnosis

If cervical cancer is suspected, either due to an abnormal Pap test result or from symptoms like abnormal vaginal bleeding or pain during sex, your doctor will suggest further testing to confirm or deny diagnosis.

5 Cancer Warning Signs Men Shouldn’t Ignore

When we experience bodily changes, more often than not we continue on in our daily routines. Sometime, these changes aren’t anything alarming, but other times they could mean something more serious is afoot. If you experience any of the below, let your physician know for further evaluation.

Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid disease affects around 200 million people worldwide and surprisingly, many are unaware of their condition. As January brings Thyroid Awareness into focus, we encourage you to educate yourself on the thyroid and understand the importance of self exams for this all too common disease.

Cancer and the Flu: FAQs

Since cancer patients and cancer survivors are at higher risk of complications from the flu, be sure to take precaution as we enter peek flu season!

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Facts

As January brings cervical cancer awareness into focus, we want to ensure you know the facts. Test your knowledge with this true or false quiz.

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

This year, roughly 700,000 people throughout the world will lose their lives to stomach cancer, making it the second leading cause of cancer related death worldwide.

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic cancer forms in the pancreas, just below the stomach, because of abnormal or rapid cell growth. The cause of most pancreatic cancers is unknown and is one of the deadliest of all cancers. In fact, just 2-10 percent of those diagnosed survive five years.