May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with 5.4 million cases in more than 3.3
Head and neck cancer is a term used to describe a number of different cancerous tumors that develop in or around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses, and mouth. These cancers typically begin in the squamous cells that line the moist surfaces inside the mouth, nose, and throat.According to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA),
March is National Nutrition Month. A nutrition education and information campaign, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, that focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. We all know that good nutrition is important for good health. This statement is even truer for cancer
March is officially designated as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. It is a month where colorectal cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and advocates throughout the country join together to spread colon cancer awareness by wearing blue, holding fundraising and education events, talking to friends and family about screenings, and much more. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer
February is National Cancer Prevention Month. If your New Year’s resolution to get healthy is already losing steam, now is a perfect time to give yourself a second chance. Renew your efforts to make healthier choices by learning what you can do to help reduce your cancer risk. Research has shown that more than half
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Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. In fact, the EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools, and other buildings for radon. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless
Over 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States every year. That is 33 women a day. Unlike some other cancers, cervical cancer is not considered to be passed down through family genes. It is caused by certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV). When a female is infected with these types of
November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and according to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and is the only one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers with a five-year relative survival rate in the single digits, at just six percent.