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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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