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Cancer
Cancer
Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. Cancer occurs more often in older adults. In fact, today one out of every six people over the age of 65 has survived cancer, thanks largely to better screening, improved treatments, and the care and support of family and friends.
Prostate cancer is cancer that starts in the prostate gland. The prostate is a small, walnut-sized...
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Cancer is a scary word. But breast cancer is not a death sentence and every day there are more breast...
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Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells somewhere in the body. The lungs are the organs...
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Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer - the result of uncontrolled growth of abnormal...
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Colorectal cancer is a cancer that originates in the rectum or colon. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated one in 20...
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Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. There are several types of blood cells, including red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs),...
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Journey Forward is a collaboration among UCLA Cancer Survivorship Center, the National Coalition for...
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A survivorship plan, also known as a care or follow-up plan, can help you after battling cancer. Learn...
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Take the breast caner risk assessment to better understand the potential risk factors involved in developing breast cancer.
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Take the colon cancer risk assessment to better understand the potential risk factors involved in developing colon cancer.
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Take the cervical cancer risk assessment to better understand potential risk factors involved in developing cervical cancer
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Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues in the body. Breast...
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Cancer happens when abnormal cells divide without control and invade healthy tissue. Colon cancer affects men and women of all racial and...
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Understand the risk factors of breast cancer, what screenings are important and what you can do to...
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This visual tool describes what makes you at greater risk to develop colon cancer and the reasons to why...
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