Cancer Awareness Articles

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Shining a Light on Skin Cancer: 6 Facts You Need to Know
July 2019

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s also highly treatable…

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Top 5 Myths About Colorectal Cancer, Debunked
March 2019

Colorectal cancer (cancer that starts in the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for…

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Cancer Screenings: What You Need to Know
March 2019

You hear it all the time. Early detection is a key component of surviving — and thriving — in the face of a cancer diagnosis.…

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Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
November 2018

Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Breast-cancer screening means checking a woman’s breasts for cancer before she…

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When Should I Get My First Colonoscopy?
November 2018

Regular screening is one of the most powerful weapons for preventing colorectal cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed…

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What is Inflammatory Breast Cancer?
October 2017

Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and very aggressive disease in which cancer cells block lymph vessels in the skin of the breast. This type…

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