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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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Screening for Ovarian Cancer May Be Effective

Ovarian cancer has long been a tricky cancer to deal with. It’s often diagnosed late in the game when little can be done to treat it, which is why ovarian…

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Well-Known Cancer Risk of Red Meat Confirmed by WHO

While red meats might be popular choices on the dinner table, they’re not finding big fans in the medical community. Research has been mounting for years that red meats including…

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Understanding Ovarian Cancer and What You Can Do About It

A lot of people worry about their cancer risk and for good reason. Cancer is the second biggest killer of Americans after heart disease and good amount of it is…

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The Number-One Way to Boost Your Health This Summer

Patients and friends often ask me what the best thing they can do for their health is. The question makes the answer seem deceptively easy, when in fact it’s very…

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