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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified processed meat as a carcinogen, something that causes cancer. [Read More]
Look Good Feel Better for Teens is a unique, free program for teenage cancer patients ages 13 to 17. It helps them cope with how... [Read More]
Two studies by researchers from cancer centers across the US found that scalp cooling devices can often help reduce hair loss during chemotherapy. [Read More]
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Here you can learn about American Cancer Society recommendations regarding body weight, nutrition, and physical activity. Learn how following these guidelines may help lower your... [Read More]
The President's Cancer Panel has released a report calling for a coordinated effort to increase the rates of vaccinations against human papillomavirus (HPV). [Read More]
The lifetime risk of developing or dying from cancer refers to the chance a person has, over the course of his or her lifetime (from... [Read More]
The main risk factors for breast cancer are being a woman, getting older, and certain gene changes. All of these are things you cannot change.... [Read More]
Researchers from Yale University and colleagues estimate that 8 million deaths have been avoided since the first US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health... [Read More]
The US Surgeon General today issued a call to action to encourage people to make walking a priority in their lives and to motivate community... [Read More]
remember) what the air quality would be like in an airplane when everyone in the back was smoking. It was just 25 years ago that... [Read More]
Lung cancer can be hard to find early because it often doesn't cause symptoms until it is advanced. Learn more here. [Read More]
The American Cancer Society believes that preventing colorectal cancer (and not just finding it early) should be a major reason for getting tested. Learn more... [Read More]
A mammogram is a low-dose x-ray that allows specialists to look for changes in breast tissue. Screening mammograms are used to look for breast changes... [Read More]
Get information about HPV and its link to cervical cancer and other cancers. [Read More]
Some colorectal screening tests mainly look for cancer, while others can find both polyps and cancer. Learn about the different types of screening tests here. [Read More]
A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn about risk factors for colorectal cancer here. [Read More]
The American Cancer Society has a number of online communities and other support programs for people facing cancer. [Read More]
Aromatase inhibitors are being studied to see if they can help lower breast cancer risk, but so far they are not yet approved for this... [Read More]
Some of the most common New Year's resolutions – to lose weight, exercise more, and quit smoking – are healthy habits that can help you... [Read More]
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