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7 Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

When it comes to cancer, catching the signs and symptoms early is crucial. While many cancer symptoms can be shared with other common illnesses, it’s important to pay attention to aches and pains that last longer than usual or get worse with time. Below are some of the common red flags that you should never […]

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Can you Put on Too Much Sunblock?

Slather on that sunblock and spry on sunscreens. You are protecting yourself from ultraviolet B radiation which is part of natural sunlight. Dermatologists claim that UV-B exposure causes skin cancer, lethal melanomas and dark spots. However, and according to scientists, sealing off your skin to sunlight and natural light and air might just be causing […]

BRCA Mutations

BRCA stands for BReast CAncer. Normal BRCA genes fight cancer when it occurs in your body. However there are some families that carry altered, broken or mutated BRCA genes and spread these genes down from one generation to another.   Statistically women who carry a BRCA alteration have an 87% risk for breast cancer. These […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Think pink! October is National Breast cancer awareness month, and although it is nearing the end of the month that doesn’t mean you should forget about breast cancer.

Hibiscus Fights Melanoma

According to the American Cancer Society , about 76,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma every year.   This least common form of skin cancer is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths and there is no drug or combination of drugs that can reliably treat It. That is why the news about successful trials […]

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Top Ten Toxins We Put in Our Bodies

On a regular basis you eat, you drink and you are merry. You are also putting toxic substances into your body and leading your merry self to poor health and a sad lifestyle when you are older. Consuming foods and drinks that are unhealthy or toxic will definitely put stress on your body, cause disease […]

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Cancer: The Dreaded Disease(s)

When you hear the word “cancer” as a diagnosis for you or someone you know, immediately thought of “what do I want at my funeral” enters your mind. Next are the fearful pictures of lying in bed with multiple tubes coming out of your arms and greenish liquids being poured into your veins.

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Colorectal Cancer

Colon cancer affects the large intestine or the colon which is the lower part of your digestive system. Rectal cancer which is located in the last several inches of your color plus colon cancer are referred to as colorectal cancers. Colon cancers start out as small and noncancerous grouping of cells named adenomatous polyps. As […]

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Alcohol And Cancer – No Safe Limit

We have a vague idea that drinking alcohol is bad for our health, but most of us do not take that knowledge seriously. In fact, most of us think that a few drinks here and there are actually good for our health. Almost everyone drinks. Only about 12 percent of men and 22 percent of […]

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Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and was established to bring awareness to the importance of being proactive in the fight against cancers. The death rates from cancers in the United States have fallen by over 20 percent since peaking in 1991 and this is due to all of you being more aware of cancer. […]