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7 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Unfortunately, breast cancer stats are staggering. Although there's no sure way to prevent breast cancer, here are 7 steps to minimize your risk....

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Taste the cancer-fighting power of pumpkin

Pumpkins are a low calorie, nutritional powerhouse that can be used to make savory soups, sweet treats and nutritious meals. Check out our recipe for simple pumpkin soup with garlic kale sesame topping....

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Brain Tumors

May is not just National Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Month, it’s also National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Background: Of the nearly 80,000 brain tumors diagnosed in the U.S. each year, approximately 32% are considered malignant – or cancerous. Overall, the chance that a person will develop a malignant tumor…...

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6 Facts You Need to Know About Kidney Cancer

March is National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month and, as this disease continues affecting the lives of so many people every year, it’s important to understand it. Background: Kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women. In the United States, an estimated 63,990 people will…...

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9 Must-Know Facts About Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) continues to affect millions of men and women worldwide, and understanding the disease and what we can do to prevent it is the first step toward a cure. Quick stats: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men…...

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Cancer-Curbing Cauliflower: Your Carb Replacement

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables in the cruciferous family & can be used to replace carbohydrates. Here's a cauliflower recipe & tips....

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8 Proactive Cancer-Preventing Pointers

With cancer continuing to affect the lives of so many, it’s important to try to prevent or reduce cancer risk. Here are eight helpful tips....

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Tasty Tomatoes: Anti-Cancer Attributes & A Healthy Recipe

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamins A, C and E, and the antioxidant lycopene. Studies show that lycopene may help prevent certain types of cancers....

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The Man Who Halted the Growth of Tumors: Dr. Harold F. Dvorak

Research Then & Treatments Now: NFCR-funded scientist Dr. Dvorak's discovery helped pave the way for researchers to develop treatments to halt tumor growth....

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NFCR’s Genomics Newsroom: Using Molecular Imaging to Guide Cancer Therapy

Molecular imaging combines conventional anatomic imaging with genomic testing and enables doctors to literally see cancer at its molecular or genetic level....

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