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9/20/2016 12:00 AM

Study confirms alcohol consumption raises cancer risk

A new analysis showing a direct link between alcohol and seven types of cancer including breast, colorectal and liver cancers.

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9/13/2016 12:00 AM

Cancer and diabetes: Often more than a chance encounter

Although most research supports a link between cancer and diabetes, finding the root of that connection has proven elusive.

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Prostate Cancer

9/8/2016 12:00 AM

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® and the NFL Alumni Association team up to tackle prostate cancer

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) and the National Football League Alumni Association are working together to spread the word about the importance of prostate cancer screening.

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7/21/2016 12:00 AM

New study reignites debate over cell phone use and cancer

The debate over the link between cell phone use and cancer continues to generate mixed signals.

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6/16/2016 12:00 AM

Does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer?

The science is hardly decided on whether the regular use of talcum powder causes ovarian cancer. But two juries recently awarded a total of $127 million in cases involving women who said they got ovarian cancer from using talcum powder.

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6/16/2016 12:00 AM

Knowing your dad's health may be a gift to you

Knowing about your father’s health may help you and your doctor determine your risks for a number of health issues, including cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

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Skin Cancer

5/24/2016 12:00 AM

Unhealthiest states for skin cancer risk may surprise you

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in both men and women in the United States, and you may be surprised by what states come with the highest risk of the disease.

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5/10/2016 12:00 AM

HPV infections down in decade since vaccine approved

A new study finds that human papillomavirus infections among teenage girls and young women has dropped since the HPV vaccine was recommended 10 years ago. HPV infections are responsible for virtually all cervical cancers.

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2/25/2016 12:00 AM

10 tips for keeping relationships strong through the cancer journey

Michael Uhl, Mind-Body Therapist at our Illinois hospital, believes that relationships can withstand cancer treatment, with the right strategies. He shares 10 tips.

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