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Bacon

October 15, 2015

Is it still safe to bring home the bacon? What to know about the WHO report

A WHO panel concluded that eating processed meats, including bacon and hot dogs, increases the risk of getting cancer, adding that fresh cuts of red meat probably cause cancer, too. Our experts talk about what it means.

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Skin

May 26, 2015

Warmer temps come with a warning: Protect your skin

With nearly 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year, skin cancer remains the most common cancer in the United States, and government officials estimate that one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. The good news is that it’s a largely preventable disease. Here are some tips to help protect your skin this summer, or any time of the year.

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Surgery

March 25, 2015

Angelina Jolie discusses surgery to avoid ovarian cancer

Angelina Jolie writes of her decision to have surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes as a way to prevent cancer. Jolie's mother died after battling ovarian cancer and Jolie herself has a mutated BRCA gene associated with increased risk for the disease. Read more about Jolie's decision in the Cancer Center 360.

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Obesity

March 10, 2015

More new cancer cases linked to obesity

A recent study found that obesity caused 500,000 new cancer diagnoses worldwide in just one year. Carrying too much weight is already a known risk factor for certain cancers, but the findings suggest obesity may play an even greater role. Read more in the Cancer Center 360 blog.

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Cell phone

January 8, 2015

Do cell phones cause cancer?

A recent Swedish study found that long-term cell phone use may increase a person’s risk of glioma, adding to a growing body of research intended to resolve the issue of whether cell phones can lead to brain cancer. Read more in the Cancer Center 360 blog.

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