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Sunscreen Saves Skin

According to the American Cancer Society, one out of every five Americans will develop skin cancer. Chances are, you have been warned about skin cancer all your life starting from that first day at the pool when your mom chased you around with a bottle of sunscreen. But did you know there are several different kinds of skin cancer? Continue reading

Getting Screened: Know Your Options

More than 90 percent of colorectal cancer diagnoses occur with people age 50 years and older. The American Cancer Society suggests all men and women begin regular screenings for colorectal cancer at age 50. Those with a family history of colorectal cancer, polyps, or inflammatory bowel disease (among other risk factors) should speak with their doctor about undergoing screenings earlier or more often. Continue reading

Signs of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is one of the most common types of cancers in the U.S. In 2013, The American Cancer Society estimates that the number of colorectal cancer cases will reach over 100,000 in the U.S. Continue reading