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July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Understand What Could Put You at Risk

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Like many other diseases, certain factors can put a person at risk for contracting bladder cancer. It’s important to understand all the facts and be educated about what environmental factors or certain behaviors can put you at risk. July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, so here’s some information that will help you learn more about […]

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July is UV Safety Month: How to Protect Your Skin from the Summer Sun

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Many of summer’s most cherished activities—hitting the beach, lounging by a pool, finding adventure at a water park or cheering on your favorite team at an outdoor sporting event—expose us to the sun’s harmful UV rays. While everyone knows that it’s important to use sunscreen, not everyone knows the proper ways to protect their skin […]

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A New Approach To Prostate Cancer Treatment

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A new study suggests that early chemotherapy can provide significant benefits, and may be the key to increased survival rates. The findings are being talked about across the oncology community, and may even change the way we approach prostate cancer treatment in the future. Dr. Nicholas J. Vogelzang, an oncologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of […]

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Infographic – Prostate Cancer by the Numbers

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Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men, but it is also highly treatable when diagnosed early. Here’s what you need to know about prostate cancer: Prostate cancer can occur with very few or no symptoms at all, so remember to maintain routine checkups with your doctor for prevention and […]

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Happiness is a Form of Courage

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When we are faced with challenges, sometimes it takes strength and courage to have a positive outlook on life. All of these factors bring forth happiness, which is a powerful form of healing. Visit our blog, and read stories of cancer survivors who embraced happiness and courage in an effort to overcome their challenges, and […]

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Testicular Cancer is More Curable than Ever

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Being diagnosed with testicular cancer can be overwhelming at first, but thanks to years of clinical research, it’s now one of the most cureable types of cancer. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, here are some reassuring facts and statistics. Testicular Cancer is Highly Treatable According to The American Cancer […]

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Five Inspirational Cancer Stories that Show the Power of a Positive Outlook

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The challenges we face while battling cancer can test our strength, and in the process, they sometimes help us find strength and inspiration we didn’t know we had. Here are five of our favorite stories in the past year about cancer survivors who have inspired others and made a difference in their communities. 1. Greig […]

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Halos of Hope Delivers Homespun Warmth to Cancer Patients

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When Pamela Haschke was diagnosed with Inflammatory Breast Cancer in 2004, she was determined to beat it. However, she was unprepared for the emotional and physical effects of losing her hair from chemotherapy. After surviving her cancer, Haschke decided to devote herself to supporting other cancer patients with handmade hats and scarves. Photo courtesy of: […]

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Surprising Places Vulnerable to Skin Cancer and Melanoma

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Most of us already know the importance of protecting ourselves from the sun, but did you know that the sun’s ultraviolet rays can penetrate even the most hard to reach areas? The next time you examine your skin for signs of sun damage, don’t forget these unlikely spots:   Don’t forget to pay special attention to […]

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When You Come to the End of Your Rope

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Sometimes we need to be reminded that giving up is not an option. Overcoming challenges takes strength, but the positive moments are that much more precious after you’ve been through those tough times. See more inspiring cancer quotes, or read stories of cancer survivors who triumphed over cancer on our blog. To learn more about […]

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