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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

February is Gall Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ on the right side of your abdomen, just beneath your liver. The gallbladder stores bile, a digestive fluid produced by your liver. Gallb...

 

February is Cancer Prevention Month

1. Don't use tobacco Using any type of tobacco puts you on a collision course with cancer. Smoking has been linked to various types of cancer — including cancer of the lung, mouth, th...

 

Who should be vaccinated against HPV?

According to the CDC, those who should be vaccinated against HPV include: All kids who are 11 or 12 years old should get two shots of HPV vaccine six to twelve months apart. Adolescen...

 

June is Cancer Survivor month

If you or a loved one has been touched by cancer, please contact the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation for more information about our 2016 Survive and Thrive Cancer Survivor Conference, Augu...

 

The Colors of Cancer for January is Teal / White - Cervical Cancer Awareness

Welcome to January, the month famous for the last vestiges of holiday cheer. "Happy New Year" we proclaim, with the hopeful caveat that it will be prosperous and healthy. Valid wishes, ...

 

The Colors of Cancer - November (Gray) Lung Cancer Awareness

It was Christmas morning 1953 in Long Beach at the Tiscareño household. Our parents had recently relocated to California where dad, just released from his stint in the Army Air Corps, t...

 

The Colors of Cancer - October

I have one pink blouse. Not just your standard tea-rose pink, but a shade closer to Pepto Bismol pink. In fact, when I wear it, I’m faintly aware that people may think I am being treated...

 

July focuses on bladder cancer awareness

It was Napoleon Bonaparte who said, "A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon." Thus it seems only fitting that the modern history of awareness ribbons has its o...

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