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Is It Time For My Mammogram?
CancerBreast Cancer

Is It Time For My Mammogram?

Your age is the key to when to start — and how often to get screened.

HPV Vaccine Now Approved for Adults 27 to 45
Infectious DiseaseCancerGynecologic Cancer

HPV Vaccine Now Approved for Adults 27 to 45

Now’s your chance to get protection if you’re in this age group.

Comfort for Advanced Cancer Patients: Palliative Care and Hospice
Cancer

Comfort for Advanced Cancer Patients: Palliative Care and Hospice

The focus on improved quality of life helps you live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Aspirin a Day? Know the Risks, Benefits
CancerHeart & Vascular HealthVascular HealthColorectal CancerHeart HealthMedications

Aspirin a Day? Know the Risks, Benefits

Your doctor can advise if aspirin can help you prevent stroke or heart attack.

Is Breast Reconstruction Right for You?
CancerBreast Cancer

Is Breast Reconstruction Right for You?

Restoring a natural look is the goal for many women.

For the Men in Your Life: Testicular Cancer Facts
Cancer

For the Men in Your Life: Testicular Cancer Facts

Though relatively rare, it affects mainly young and middle-aged men.

Understanding Stomach Cancer
Cancer

Understanding Stomach Cancer

Early detection and treatment improves the chances of a successful outcome.

Oral Cancer: Common, But Curable
Cancer

Oral Cancer: Common, But Curable

Learn how to reduce your risk of this preventable cancer.

Know Your Family, Know Your Risk
CancerBreast Cancer

Know Your Family, Know Your Risk

Take this quick quiz to see if you are at higher risk for breast cancer.

For Breast Cancer, Your Best Defense is Finding It Early
CancerBreast Cancer

For Breast Cancer, Your Best Defense is Finding It Early

Put the odds in your favor with regular screenings.

Am I at Risk for Breast Cancer?
CancerBreast CancerGynecologic Cancer

Am I at Risk for Breast Cancer?

Learn the risk factors you can change — and those you can’t.

When BRCA Genes Make Trouble
CancerBreast CancerGynecologic Cancer

When BRCA Genes Make Trouble

Mom had breast cancer. Should I be tested?

Setting the Stage for Breast Cancer Treatment
CancerBreast Cancer

Setting the Stage for Breast Cancer Treatment

Understand how the cancer stage affects treatment and survival.

Knowledge is Power: Know Your Breast Cancer Type
CancerBreast Cancer

Knowledge is Power: Know Your Breast Cancer Type

What type of breast cancer is it? The answer is under a microscope.

Do Implants Increase Breast Cancer Risk?
CancerBreast Cancer

Do Implants Increase Breast Cancer Risk?

Get the facts before you opt for breast enlargement.

When Cancer Spreads to the Lungs: What to Know
CancerBreast CancerLung Cancer

When Cancer Spreads to the Lungs: What to Know

Learn how it’s discovered and how it’s treated.

Should I Worry About Breast Calcifications?
CancerBreast Cancer

Should I Worry About Breast Calcifications?

If you’re 50 or older, chances are 50-50 you’ll get breast calcifications.

The ‘C’-quel You’d Prefer to Miss
Cancer

The ‘C’-quel You’d Prefer to Miss

Your cancer’s back. Now what?

The Risk and Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers
Cancer

The Risk and Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers

Smoking and drinking alcohol pose the greatest risks.

How to Spot Skin Cancer
CancerSkin CareYour Family's Health

How to Spot Skin Cancer

Use your detective skills to track skin changes and recognize skin cancer.

Natural? Prescription? 5 Treatment Options for Menopause Relief
CancerUniquely FemaleColorectal CancerMenopauseMedications

Natural? Prescription? 5 Treatment Options for Menopause Relief

Had enough of hot flashes and sleepless nights? Consider these natural and prescription treatments.

Know Your Options for Colorectal Cancer Treatment
CancerColorectal Cancer

Know Your Options for Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Personalized treatments are available to you and your doctor.

Stay Healthy and Energized During Cancer Treatment
It Takes a Village: Breast Cancer Resources for You
CancerBreast Cancer

It Takes a Village: Breast Cancer Resources for You

Seek physical or emotional support near you.

Your Ovarian Cancer Journey: Diagnosis, Staging and Treatment
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Your Ovarian Cancer Journey: Diagnosis, Staging and Treatment

A gynecologic oncologist explains the typical process.

Ovarian Cancer: What’s Your Risk?
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Ovarian Cancer: What’s Your Risk?

This quick quiz can help you learn if you’re at higher risk.

Living with the Roller Coaster Called Chronic Cancer
Cancer

Living with the Roller Coaster Called Chronic Cancer

How can you manage cancer that cannot be cured?

Look Good, Feel Better – Even With Breast Cancer
CancerSkin CareBreast Cancer

Look Good, Feel Better – Even With Breast Cancer

Feel more like yourself during treatment with these hair, skin and nail tips.

Limit Alcohol to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk
CancerBreast Cancer

Limit Alcohol to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

A drink a day is a good rule of thumb.

Understanding Rare Female Cancers: Vaginal and Vulvar
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Understanding Rare Female Cancers: Vaginal and Vulvar

Early detection is key to defeating these cancers.

Colorectal Cancer: Will It Happen to Me?
CancerColorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer: Will It Happen to Me?

Know your risk factors—and what you can control.

Do I REALLY Need a Colonoscopy?
CancerColorectal Cancer

Do I REALLY Need a Colonoscopy?

Save your life – in about an hour!

Everybody’s Doing It; How About You?
CancerColorectal Cancer

Everybody’s Doing It; How About You?

Be smart about colorectal cancer. Get screened.

When Symptoms Persist in Life After Cancer
Real Hope for Fertility After Cancer
Diagnosis Lung Cancer: Know What to Ask
CancerLung Cancer

Diagnosis Lung Cancer: Know What to Ask

How to ask about lung cancer and its treatment, when words escape you.

Understanding Melanoma
CancerSkin Care

Understanding Melanoma

Pay attention to early signs of this serious skin cancer.

How Much Do You Know About Melanoma?
CancerSkin Care

How Much Do You Know About Melanoma?

Is there more to that mole than meets the eye?

Are You at Risk for Lung Cancer?
CancerLung Cancer

Are You at Risk for Lung Cancer?

Take this quiz to see if you’ve been exposed to potential causes of lung cancer.

Take the Colorectal Cancer Risk Test
CancerColorectal Cancer

Take the Colorectal Cancer Risk Test

This quick quiz will alert you to your risk for this killer cancer

Colorectal Cancer: How Much Do You Know?
How Much Do You Really Know About Breast Cancer?
CancerBreast Cancer

How Much Do You Really Know About Breast Cancer?

Test yourself with this breast cancer quiz.

Worth the Scooch: Pap Test Still the Gold Standard
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Worth the Scooch: Pap Test Still the Gold Standard

Don’t dread the Pap. It could save your life.

Why Women Should Care About Colorectal Cancer
Why Family Bonds Matter in Preventing Cancer
Why a Second Opinion is a Smart Step
CancerBreast CancerGynecologic Cancer

Why a Second Opinion is a Smart Step

When the diagnosis is cancer, don’t be afraid to seek a second opinion.

Who’s in Your Cancer Care Lineup?
CancerBreast Cancer

Who’s in Your Cancer Care Lineup?

Meet the pros on your cancer care team

What Are My Chances of Beating Lung Cancer?
CancerLung Cancer

What Are My Chances of Beating Lung Cancer?

5 key factors influence your prognosis

Thyroid Cancer’s Sneaky Approach
CancerUniquely FemaleThyroid Health

Thyroid Cancer’s Sneaky Approach

A regular neck-check by your doctor can detect symptoms early.

The Top 9 Causes of Lung Cancer
CancerLung Cancer

The Top 9 Causes of Lung Cancer

Smoking may be the leading cause of lung cancer, but other factors can also increase your risk.

The Lowdown on Lynch Syndrome and Cancer
The Deadly Link Between COPD and Lung Cancer
CancerLung Cancer

The Deadly Link Between COPD and Lung Cancer

If you have COPD, take steps now to lower the risk of lung cancer.

The Big 3: Types of Lung Cancer
CancerLung Cancer

The Big 3: Types of Lung Cancer

The more you know, the more prepared you’ll be to understand your options.

Tests That Confirm or Deny Ovarian Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Tests That Confirm or Deny Ovarian Cancer

How can my doctor know for sure if I have ovarian cancer?

Tap into Network of Local Cancer Support Services
CancerBreast CancerLung CancerColorectal CancerGynecologic Cancer

Tap into Network of Local Cancer Support Services

Explore local resources — from home health to fashion boutiques — to help you on your journey through cancer.

Tactics to Tame Treatment Side Effects
CancerBreast Cancer

Tactics to Tame Treatment Side Effects

These DIY tips may help you feel a little better during cancer care

Straight Talk on Preventing Uterine Cancer
Small Incisions with Big Benefits
CancerLung Cancer

Small Incisions with Big Benefits

Minimally invasive lung cancer surgery results in less pain and quicker recovery.

Setting the Stage for Surviving Uterine Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Setting the Stage for Surviving Uterine Cancer

Why staging is your first critical treatment step

Ready to Quit Smoking? Read On!
Polyps: Colorectal Cancer’s Early Warning System
New Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives
CancerLung Cancer

New Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Find out if you or a loved one qualify for this new lung cancer screening test.

Lung Cancer Symptoms Often Avoid Detection
CancerLung Cancer

Lung Cancer Symptoms Often Avoid Detection

Early detection and treatment can improve the outcome.

Lumpy Breasts? Don’t Panic, Get Smart
CancerBreast Cancer

Lumpy Breasts? Don’t Panic, Get Smart

Up to half of all women have breast changes that aren’t cancer.

Lower Cancer Risk? Keep Exercising!
Let Your Goals Guide Your Lung Cancer Treatment.
CancerLung Cancer

Let Your Goals Guide Your Lung Cancer Treatment.

See new ways doctors battle lung cancer.

Know Your Odds for Uterine Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Know Your Odds for Uterine Cancer

Some risk factors are in your control

Know the Facts About Vaping and E-Cigarettes
CancerLung Cancer

Know the Facts About Vaping and E-Cigarettes

What’s in that e-cig vapor may surprise you.

Know the Basics About Ovarian Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Know the Basics About Ovarian Cancer

Since ovarian cancer gives little or no warning, know what to look for.

It’s My Bra’s Fault! And Other Breast Cancer Myths
Is That Lump Breast Cancer?
CancerBreast Cancer

Is That Lump Breast Cancer?

Find a breast lump? Your first thought should not be cancer.

HPV Vaccine: Protection for Your Teens
Infectious DiseaseCancerYour Family's HealthGynecologic Cancer

HPV Vaccine: Protection for Your Teens

It’s a safe defense against genital warts and cancers.

IBD and Colorectal Cancer: What’s the Link?
Digestive HealthCancerColorectal Cancer

IBD and Colorectal Cancer: What’s the Link?

With know-how, you can lower your cancer risk.

How to Tame Lymphedema After Cancer
Get the Facts on Treating Uterine Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Get the Facts on Treating Uterine Cancer

Today’s treatments offer powerful options.

Five Ways to Fight Breast Cancer
CancerBreast Cancer

Five Ways to Fight Breast Cancer

Know your options to make your best treatment decision.

Family Matters: Colorectal Cancer and Heredity
CancerColorectal Cancer

Family Matters: Colorectal Cancer and Heredity

Could your ancestors be making you sick?

Facing Cancer: Be Your Own Best Advocate
CancerBreast CancerLung CancerColorectal CancerGynecologic Cancer

Facing Cancer: Be Your Own Best Advocate

Follow these guidelines to take charge of your life during your cancer journey.

Eat Your Way to a Lower Cancer Risk
Diet & NutritionCancerBreast Cancer

Eat Your Way to a Lower Cancer Risk

Why healthy eating is a smart strategy

Eat Smart to Deter Colorectal Cancer
CancerColorectal Cancer

Eat Smart to Deter Colorectal Cancer

More veggies and fiber can make a difference!

Don’t Ignore Warning Signs of Uterine Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Don’t Ignore Warning Signs of Uterine Cancer

Abnormal vaginal bleeding calls for a doctor visit. Now.

Does a Spot on the Lung Mean Cancer?
CancerLung Cancer

Does a Spot on the Lung Mean Cancer?

What to do when you fear the worst.

Diagnosis Breast Cancer: What to Ask Your Doctor
CancerBreast Cancer

Diagnosis Breast Cancer: What to Ask Your Doctor

Find out how to make one of the most important lists of your life.

Diagnosed with Uterine Cancer? Know What to Ask.
Dense Breast Tissue: Your Right to Know
CancerBreast Cancer

Dense Breast Tissue: Your Right to Know

What dense breast tissue is — and why it matters to your good health.

Deep Breaths: Dealing With a Scary Cancer Diagnosis
CancerBreast CancerLung CancerColorectal CancerGynecologic Cancer

Deep Breaths: Dealing With a Scary Cancer Diagnosis

Plan to be among the more than 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S.

Colorectal Cancer? You’ve Got Questions
CancerColorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer? You’ve Got Questions

Be prepared for colorectal cancer treatment by asking your doctor plenty of questions.

Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Tips for Living Well
CancerColorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Tips for Living Well

You can live a normal life after colorectal cancer

Clinical Trials: You Can Help Beat Cancer
CancerBreast CancerLung CancerColorectal CancerGynecologic Cancer

Clinical Trials: You Can Help Beat Cancer

When you enroll, you help find better ways to treat cancer.

Chemoprevention: A Chance to Prevent Breast Cancer
CancerBreast Cancer

Chemoprevention: A Chance to Prevent Breast Cancer

Drugs can lower your breast cancer risk by a third.

Cervical Cancer: Preventable and Treatable
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Cervical Cancer: Preventable and Treatable

Your best defense is getting screened.

Can Healthy Living Prevent Cancer?
Busting 9 Myths About Lung Cancer
CancerLung Cancer

Busting 9 Myths About Lung Cancer

Let’s clear the air about what’s true — and what’s not — about lung cancer.

Am I at Risk for Ovarian Cancer?
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Am I at Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

A little knowledge goes a long way.

A Close-Up Look at Uterine Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

A Close-Up Look at Uterine Cancer

Why you need to know about this #4 cancer affecting women

8 Myths About Colorectal Cancer
CancerColorectal Cancer

8 Myths About Colorectal Cancer

What do you really know about this killer cancer?

Seven Steps to Diagnosing Uterine Cancer
CancerGynecologic Cancer

Seven Steps to Diagnosing Uterine Cancer

A doctor visit can often give you the answers you need.

5 Easy Steps To Do a Breast Self-Exam
CancerBreast Cancer

5 Easy Steps To Do a Breast Self-Exam

Learn what’s normal for you following this illustrated guide.

3 Top Tips to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
10 Self-Care Tips for the Cancer Caregiver
CancerBreast CancerLung CancerColorectal CancerGynecologic Cancer

10 Self-Care Tips for the Cancer Caregiver

Your well-being is important, too. Follow these helpful tips.

Small Steps

Protect Yourself from Lung Cancer

Limit your exposure to diesel exhaust and air pollution, and test your home for radon.

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