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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. Colorectal Cancer Statistics Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both…...

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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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Attention Women: 6 Must-Know Facts About Cervical Cancer

It’s important to understand cervical cancer - the disease known as a “silent killer” - and what women can do to improve our chances of beating it....

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2017: The Year of Cancer Genomics

National Foundation for Cancer Research CEO Franklin Salisbury Jr. predicts: "It looks like 21st century medicine will be about cancer genomics."...

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7 Cancer-Fighting New Year’s Resolutions

In honor of 2017, we’ve put together seven cancer-fighting new year's resolutions. From screenings to sunscreen, these easy resolutions are worth keeping!...

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7 Ways Dogs Help People with Cancer

Research now shows there are health-related benefits to spending time with these adorable, furry, four-legged friends....

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Taste the Cancer-Fighting Power of the Rainbow

Eating a rainbow-filled diet is a good way to make sure you’re getting a variety of vitamins and nutrients that can help prevent cancer. Check out our rainbow salsa recipe!...

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The Hidden Reasons of Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance: Tumor Heterogeneity

The problems of metastasis and drug resistance caused by the Tumor Heterogeneity are getting tremendous attention from oncologists and cancer researchers....

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What You Should Know About the 2016-2017 Influenza Season

Before we know it, Autumn will be here.  Along with cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, pumpkin patches and football games comes flu season.  The flu can wreak havoc.  Every year, millions of people get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and thousands die from the flu.[1] What do cancer patients & survivors-…...

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Genetic Testing for Cancer: What You Should Know

Genetic testing, including the tests using the second generation sequencing technology, is becoming an very important tool to improve the quality of medical care to cancer patients and high risk population. But, unless the right testing is selected, the results of the gene sequencing won’t be able to help the…...

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