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What to know about brain cancer

Today, an estimated 700,000 people in the United States are living with a primary brain tumor, and over 86,000 more will be diagnosed in 2019. Brain tumors can be deadly, significantly i...

 

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotch...

 

Skin Cancer is highly avoidable

Skin cancer has been called a ‘lifestyle’ disease that effects almost everyone. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime; 13 million Americans are livi...

 

On your March, Get Set, Get Screened!

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer diagnosed and the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United ...

 

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Stephens

"What a joy and a privilege it is to volunteer with the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation. It is a wonderful organization with a noble goal - that of helping cancer patients through their can...

 

Prevention takes center stage this month

February Is National Cancer Prevention Month. As part of our cancer awareness and prevention efforts, the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation emphasizes that up to one-third of the most common ...

 

Cancer around the World

World Cancer Day is February 2 and new statistics show that there is cause for concern now more than ever. Until last year there were about 12.7 million cancer cases globally every...

 

Holiday Gift Ideas for Cancer Patients

Gift shopping for the friends and family on your list is challenging. That challenge becomes especially hard when a person is going through a cancer experience. While most of us tend to ...

 

Your day may be today

More than 34 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the world. Smoking causes an estimated 480,000 dea...

 

Funds raised on El Paso Giving Day help cancer patients and support our valuable programs

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation is proud to be a part of El Paso Giving Day. On November 15, our community comes together to raise money for local non-profits through a special online e...

 

Breast Cancer Awareness by the numbers

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month — 31 days of pink ribbon events. Here are some other numbers to know about breast cancer. 1 in 8 women, or 12 percent, will get breast cancer someti...

 

Women encouraged to get a checkup in October

Breast cancer … it’s a scary thought and all too many women assume that it won’t happen to them. Fact is though, every 19 seconds, somewhere around the world a case of breast cancer is d...

 

Women can get discounted mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

El Paso-area women can get breast exams at reduced fees during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Hospitals of Providence will offer the reduced rates at its Imaging Center...

 

Charlie Clark Nissan, iHeart partner up to raise awareness, funds to fight breast cancer

Local Nissan dealer Charlie Clark and iHeart Media have partnered up to raise awareness and funds to fight against breast cancer. Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso has wrapped a New 201...

 

What you need to know about Liver Cancer

The American Cancer Society’s estimates for primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer in the United States for 2018 are: About 42,220 new cases (30,610 in men and 11,610 ...

 

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer affects more than 3 million men every year, worldwide. 1 in 9 men in the US will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018. Early detection and a regular screening plan a...

 

Zerocancer.org offers free Prostate Cancer Resource

A prostate cancer diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming, but finding helpful resources to aid in your fight shouldn’t be. Zerocancer.org developed a guide for newly- diagnosed men and...

 

World Lung Cancer Day 2018

World Lung Cancer Day is August 1, 2018. Lung cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives yearly than breast, colon and prostate can...

 

Know more about Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs. Your lungs are two spongy organs in your chest that take in oxygen when you inhale and release carbon dioxide when you exhale. ...

 

Five Secrets for Quitting Smoking

Are you ready to quit? These five tips to help you on the path to success: It's never too late to quit. While it's best to quit smoking as early as possible, quitting smoking at...

 

It’s up to you to be UV aware!

It’s Summertime and July brings us UV Safety Awareness Month. Whether heading out to the pool, water park or exploring the Great Outdoors it’s important to remember to protect your skin an...

 

Healthy Diet Can Protect You from Skin Cancer

You got the pale-is-the-new-tan memo years ago and have the sun smarts to prove it. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and women age 39 and under have a higher p...

 

July is Sarcoma Awarenss Month

What is Sarcoma? Cancer starts when cells start to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer and can spread to other areas. There are many types of s...

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