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Cancer screening and prevention

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Cancer survival rates are improving, researchers say.

January 26, 2023

What’s driving the improvement in U.S. cancer survival rates?

The cancer death rate in the U.S. has declined 33 percent since 1991, thanks largely to new treatments, gains in early cancer detection and, most significantly, a sharp decline in tobacco use.

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HPV vaccines may help prevent cervical cancer and many other cancers.

January 24, 2023

The most preventable cancer: How HPV vaccination decreases cervical cancer risk

Not only has vaccination proven to be an effective tool in recent years, it’s made cervical cancer one of the most preventable cancers.

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What's the difference in benign and malignant tumors?

January 12, 2023

What’s the difference? Benign vs. malignant tumors

While it may seem easy to categorize benign tumors as harmless and malignant tumors as harmful, the distinctions are often more of a gray area. Yet the importance of differentiating the two is critical.

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Eating a healthy diet may help cancer patients better manage treatment-related side effects and help them stay strong during their recovery.

December 20, 2022

Can a plant-based diet help patients better recover from cancer treatment?

Eating a plant-based diet has so many proven benefits and may help cancer patients better manage treatment-related side effects and help them stay strong during their recovery.

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A low-dose ct scan can help detect lung cancer.

November 1, 2022

What to expect from a low-dose CT scan to screen for lung cancer

It’s important for those at high risk of lung cancer to get annual screenings with a low-dose CT scan, which has been shown to help detect lung cancer early, when more treatment options are available.

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What can you expect if you are scheduled for a breast cancer screening?

October 12, 2022

What to expect when getting screened for breast cancer

Breast cancer screening tests are routine exams recommended for women based on a variety of factors, including family history and age, and performed on a regular basis and in the absence of sign or symptoms.

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What does breast cancer look like?

October 5, 2022

8 visible signs that may indicate breast cancer

It’s a good idea to report any suspicious lumps or breast changes to your physician right away, because some may be signs of breast cancer. Doing so may help catch cancer in its earlier stages, when it’s easier to treat.

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Disparities exist in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer among black women.

September 28, 2022

The complexities behind breast cancer’s racial disparities, and how to address them

Advancements in screening, diagnosing and treating breast cancer has not changed the fact that the disease does not affect all racial and ethnic groups equally.

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The HPV vaccine may help prevent many cancers, including throat cancer

August 31, 2022

HPV and throat cancer: What’s the connection?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a leading cause of throat cancer and several other cancers and may infect as many as eight out of 10 people during their lives.

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The information contained in this blog is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the blog is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment of any illness, condition or disease.

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