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What You Need to Know About the New Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has just updated its guidelines for colon cancer screening, calling on American’s to get tested five years earlier than before. Colon cancer is the second…

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Know Before You Go: Colonoscopy Screening

Colonoscopies can find cancer and save lives, plain and simple. Although you may not look forward to this procedure, it is a relatively easy and effective way to catch colon…

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Why Cancer Is a Work-Related Illness for Firefighters

Written by the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) The firefighting occupation is constantly changing and so are the associated health concerns. Firefighters dying from occupational-related cancers now account for more…

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The Important Cancer Screening Test You Need to Know About

We recently asked viewers, both online and in our studio audience, which cancer they think kills the most women. Here is what everyone thought: Breast cancer – 33% Ovarian cancer…

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What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer Screenings

  If you’ve been reading or watching the news lately, you probably saw the headlines about the government’s new recommendations for prostate cancer screening.  But are these really new and…

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How to Talk to a Loved One About Cancer

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re sharing a story that highlights the positivity and change that can arise from a cancer diagnosis.

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Should You Get a PSA Test? 

Yesterday Ben Stiller announced to the world that at the age of 48 he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  His doctor first started testing him about two years earlier and…

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Why It’s Important to Take Action to Fight Rare Cancers

This time of the year is particularly inspiring for me because it marks the end of months of fundraising and events around the country for Cycle for Survival. Started by…

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Possible Link Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer, Especially in Smokers

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gums that affects half of Americans over 30. Gingivitis, the mildest form of periodontal disease, is marked by…

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How You Can Help Cancer-Detecting Dogs Help Us

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Connect with…

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