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Cervical cancer risk factors

GENERAL RISKS Pregnancy: Women who have had three or more full-term pregnancies, or who had their first full-term pregnancy before age 17, are twice as likely to get cervical...

 

9 Tips to Prevent Prostate Cancer

The prostate, an organ located under the bladder, produces semen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the second most common ca...

 

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Stomach cancer is characterized by a growth of cancerous cells within the lining of the stomach. Also called gastric cancer, this type of cancer is difficult to diagnose because most peo...

 

Can bladder cancer be prevented?

There is no sure way to prevent bladder cancer. Some risk factors such as age, gender, race, and family history can’t be controlled. But there may be things you can do that could lower y...

 

Understanding your risk for Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. The Skin Cancer Foundation offers this quiz to analyze your risk for skin cancer based on your lifestyle. Take the quiz today, determine your r...

 

Skin Cancer Rates Soar in US Hispanics

Skin cancer rates among Hispanics are skyrocketing in the US. New research shows that in the past two decades alone, melanoma incidence among Hispanics has risen almost 20 percent. ...

 

Signs and Symptoms of Skin Cancer

The most common risk factors for skin cancer are as follows. Ultraviolet light exposure, either from the sun or from tanning beds. Fair-skinned individuals with a history of rep...

 

What everyone needs to know about colorectal cancer

Research has shown people with certain risk factors have a higher chance of developing colon cancer before age 50.If one or more of these risk factors applies to you, don’t put off talki...

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