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Melanoma Pictures to Help Identify Skin Cancer

The Mayo Clinic: Melanoma — a serious form of skin cancer — is often curable if you find it early. These melanoma pictures can help you determine what to look for. The American Academy of Dermatology advises that you watch skin spots for these features: [...]

2019-05-01T09:36:06-07:00May 1st, 2019|Resources|

Top 8 Shocking Facts About Skin Cancer

By Joan Lunden - May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month. I am bringing this up to everyone because skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, with over one million people diagnosed each year! Skin cancer has been on the rise [...]

2019-05-01T09:36:25-07:00May 1st, 2019|Resources|

Testicular Cancer Signs and Symptoms – Mayo Clinic

Testicular cancer occurs in the testicles (testes), which are located inside the scrotum, a loose bag of skin underneath the penis. The testicles produce male sex hormones and sperm for reproduction. Compared with other types of cancer, testicular cancer is rare. But testicular cancer is [...]

2019-04-01T09:53:21-07:00April 1st, 2019|Resources|

Who is at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

The colorectal Cancer Alliance addresses the statistics and risk factors, survival rates, stage of diagnosis, colorectal cancer and age, as well as colorectal cancer and ethnicity, race and family history. Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of [...]

2019-03-06T10:43:17-07:00March 6th, 2019|Resources|

Who Should Be Screened and When

Many people wonder if and when they need to be screened for colorectal cancer. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance website answers these two important questions: Do I need to get screened for colorectal cancer? When should I get screened? Visit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance website to [...]

2019-03-06T10:36:26-07:00March 6th, 2019|Resources|

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

Almost all colorectal cancers begin as precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) in the colon or rectum. Such polyps can be present in the colon for years before invasive cancer develops. They may not cause any symptoms, especially early on. Colorectal cancer screening can find precancerous polyps [...]

2019-02-28T09:15:25-07:00February 28th, 2019|Resources|

Biliary Cancer – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

What is biliary cancer? Biliary cancers are malignancies in the organs of the biliary system, which includes gallbladder and bile ducts. While gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer are separate diseases, they are both part of the biliary drainage system and tend to be cancers [...]

2019-01-28T10:15:48-07:00January 24th, 2019|Resources|