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Cancer survival improving globally, but UK lagging behind

Anne Li                                                                                     Feburary 2nd, 2018   Cancer survival is…...

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Headlines saying ‘vaping might cause cancer’ are wildly misleading

Anne Li                                                                                     Feburary 2nd, 2018   The recent news…...

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Millennials shun face-to-face conversations for online chats

Anne Li                                                                                     Feburary 2nd, 2018   Millennials are shunning…...

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News digest – Tessa Jowell, cervical screening ‘embarrassment’, modified flu virus and… monkey clones?

Anne Li                                                                                     Feburary 2nd, 2018   This week, Cancer…...

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Screening for Prostate Cancer

Each year approximately 900,000 men across the globe are diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Though prostate cancer is more easily cured when diagnosed at early stages, it may not be curable, particularly if cancer has spread to other areas of the body, which is often fatal. Prostate cancer can be first…...

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Screening for Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Early Detection saves lives! Detection tests and procedures should be personally tailored based on an individual’s condition. Consult with your doctor to determine what examinations are right for you. Here are a few tests and procedures that may be used. Physical Exam: An exam of the body to check general signs…...

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Screening for Breast Cancer

Early Detection saves lives! The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed the better the chance of recovery. Women can take proactive steps to know their family history, risk factors, and especially their own bodies. It is important to be vigilant....

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Self-Exam for Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Self-Exam Tips Women 20 years of age and older should be proactive about detecting breast cancer. Follow the instructions below to examine your breasts. Lying down, place a towel or pillow under your right shoulder and put your right hand behind your head. Examine your right breast with…...

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Cancer Detection Guide

Early detection helps save lives. Help decrease your risk of developing cancer by using the below AFCR Early Cancer Detecion Guide or download your copy today by clicking HERE. 1. At minimum, includes medical/lifestyle history and physical exam. Blood/urine tests and chest x-ray may also be included, at physician’s discretion. 2. Women 21-29 should have…...

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Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer

Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer Esophageal cancer, unfortunately, does not typically cause noticeable symptoms until the disease has progressed to a late stage. The most common symptom is difficulty swallowing, or a feeling that food is stuck in the throat or chest. Patients may also experience unintended weight loss, because problems…...

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