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'Movember' Shines Spotlight on Men's Health
It's not just about letting your facial hair grow wild — "Movember" is about men's health, and that includes suicide, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
Mammogram Myths
For National Mammography Day, we're debunking four common mammogram myths.
Mammograms: What You Need to Know
Mammograms can help detect breast cancer at an early stage. That means they can lead to early treatment, which can save lives.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
Preventing Infection During Cancer Treatment
Fighting cancer often demands surgery, radiation, chemotherapy or a combination of the three, all of which have risk factors of their own. These risk factors include infections.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Read on to learn what you can do this month to lower your risk.
Summer Sun Safety Month
Do you ever wonder why your parents always nagged you about putting on sunscreen? In honor of Summer Sun Safety Month, take some time to learn more about sun safety.
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
New Device Guides Breast Cancer Biopsies
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to guide lymph node biopsies in patients with breast cancer.
BRCA Mutations: Who Should Get Tested?
BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations increase breast cancer risk. So how do you know if you have these gene mutations?