Cancer Detection

Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms

A symptom is a change in the body that a person can see and/or feel. A sign is a change that the doctor sees during an examination or on a laboratory test result. If you have any of the symptoms below, it does not mean you have cancer but you…...

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Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms

A symptom is a change in the body that a person can see and/or feel. A sign is a change that the doctor sees during an examination or on a laboratory test result. If you have any of the symptoms below, it does not mean you have cancer but you…...

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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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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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Bone Cancer 101

There are two primary types of bone cancer: 1) primary bone cancer, which originates in the bone tissue and can be either cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous (benign); and 2) metastatic tumors of the bone tissue (which originated elsewhere in the body and then metastasized, or spread, to the bone). Primary…...

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5 Questions about Bladder Cancer

It is a widely known fact that smoking directly correlates with lung cancer diagnoses, but did you know that smoking also accounts for nearly half of all bladder cancer diagnoses? First of all, what is it? The bladder is an organ located in the lower pelvis that holds urine and…...

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Prostate cancer MRI scans: is the NHS ready?

All men with suspected prostate cancer should be offered a specialist MRI scan when they’re referred to the hospital in England, before a biopsy. And it’s a decision that prostate cancer expert Professor Mark Emberton is extremely happy about. Read the original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/09/prostate-cancer-mri-scans-is-the-nhs-ready/...

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, HPV vaccine in Rwanda, prostate cancer guidelines and sunscreen chemicals

Read about this week News Digest’s cancer research breakthrough headlines including National screening programs, a new drug for aggressive childhood brain cancer, HPV vaccination in Rwanda, and more. Original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/11/news-digest-nhs-staff-shortages-hpv-vaccine-in-rwanda-prostate-cancer-guidelines-and-sunscreen-chemicals/...

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£6 million fund to boost number of Scots doctors involved in cancer research

Scottish science is set to receive a multimillion-pound boost to transform training for doctors who undertake cancer research – and help retain women scientists in the field. “If we’re to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured, we need all our doctors and scientists to be able to reach…...

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Four Attribution Factors of “Family Cancer”

Start tracking cancer in your own family! Please find the sketch to show you how a cancer-causing gene can be passed on to children. Use it as a guide to ask questions about cancer in your own family tree. And please give a gift today to help cure cancer for our…...

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