Cancer

Interactive Web Site Calculates Your Risk Of Developing Melanoma

The most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer, which roughly 9,500 new cases are diagnosed each day ! That may sound like bad news but like all cancers, if skin cancer is caught early enough, the survival rate increases. Thanks to some scientists, the early detection rates by increase...
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Only 1% of Women Knew This Was A Symptom of Ovarian Cancer

We've seen the success of drawing attention to a cancer killer in breast cancer awareness month, which wraps up tomorrow. Big steps in early detection have been credited to a drop in breast cancer deaths. But self-awareness can also be an indication of another deadly cancer affecting women...
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk-Alachua Co

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives from breast cancer. Come together with survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. Celebrate your shared...
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'Facts of Life' Star Mindy Cohn Reveals She Had a Five Year Battle with Breast Cancer

Mindy Cohn , who is best known for her role as Natalie Green in the 1980s sitcom Facts of Life , just revealed that she has privately battled breast cancer for the past five years. The revelations came in an exclusive interview with PEOPLE magazine . The actress, who is now 51, told the magazine...
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Doctor's Study Links Hair Color Dye With Risk Of Breast Cancer

A London-based breast surgeon has made a bold claim that women who frequently dye their hair may be at greater risk of contracting breast cancer. Professor Kefah Mokbel reviewed studies on whether there is a link between hair dyes and breast cancer and found a 14% increase in the disease among...
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk-Marion Co

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives from breast cancer. Come together with survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. Celebrate your shared...
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How Your Fitness Tracker May Be The Key In Curing Diseases And Cancer

Those fitness tracker many use to keep track of your steps, calories and pulse maybe the key in curing cancer. That's the hope for many doctors and scientists who say the data collected from the millions of people using them is playing a pivotal role in understanding how exercise can help prevent,...
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Foods That Help Fight Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and all that pink appears to be making a big difference! The latest figures from the American Cancer Society show a 39% decrease in death rates from the disease from 1989 to 2015 , which means over 300,000 lives have been saved. While the drop in breast...
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Inhaled Toy Goes Undetected For 40 Years

For about a year, a 47-year old man hadn't been feeling well and had a nagging cough which produced a yellow mucus. Being a smoker for most of his life the outlook looked bleak for the man. After an x-ray was taken, the photo shows a mass in one of his lungs. To find out just how serious the tumor...
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Study Says The New Stereotype of Americans Is Being Overweight

How does the rest of the world view Americans? As overweight. Researchers from the University of Washington analyzed 10 studies where a total of 1,000 college students were shown pictures of people of different races and asked to gauge their country of residence. It found that the pictures of...
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