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Malissa Carroll

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Self Examination Saves Lives

Learn the signs and symptoms of this rare, but treatable illness that affects one out of every 250 men. Testicular cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the tissues of one or both testicles — the egg-shaped glands located inside the scrotum that produce testosterone and sperm. Although testicular cancer…...

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New Study Suggests Strong Social Support Can Improve Cancer Outcomes

Study conducted by researchers at Kaiser Permanente found women diagnosed with colorectal cancer who had low social support before diagnosis were more likely to succumb to their illness. A new study from researchers at Kaiser Permanente sheds light on the importance of social support for women diagnosed with colorectal cancer.…...

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Colorectal Cancer: A Serious, But Preventable Disease

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Learn the signs and symptoms, as well as steps that you can take to help reduce your risk. March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Although colorectal cancer can be a devastating disease, it is also very preventable thanks to the development of advanced screening…...

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Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month: Signs, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

February is Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month. Although rare, these cancers affect thousands of people and their families around the world each year. It’s estimated that nearly 12,000 individuals will be diagnosed with gallbladder cancer in 2020, while approximately 8,000 people will be impacted by bile duct cancer.…...

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