If you identify as a sun worshiper, we hope you are smart about it. Even if you slather on sunscreen multiple times while out in the sun, we are sorry to tell you about the unexpected areas you can develop skin cancer.
Many organizations have increased awareness about breast cancer in the last several decades. All this is good, but sometimes old wives tales or myths pop up and they are repeated and spread on the internet. Let’s give you the facts and 5 myths about breast cancer symptoms.
Am I at high risk for prostate cancer? This is a question many middle-aged men ask. You know it’s out there, and wonder if you are one of the unfortunate men who will get it. If you are a man and you’re getting older,
If you or someone you love was just diagnosed with cancer, or are in the middle of treatment, what might make them decide to get a second opinion? Could it be due to the recommended treatments, the prognosis, the physician, or something else?
Esophageal cancer can sneak up on you if heartburn and indigestion is a chronic issue for you. Don’t be fooled by short-term relief from over-the-counter antacids. Learn about 6 esophageal cancer symptoms to look for.
Why are cancer rates increasing among adults under 50? Good question. Up until fairly recently the average age of a cancer diagnosis was 68. Now, doctors are noticing a substantial increase in cancer among adults under 50.
What to do after a colon cancer diagnosis isn’t anything most of us prepare for. The first reaction might be to sit down and take a deep breath. There is much you need to know, there are many questions to ask,
Is colon cancer hereditary? The short answer is: it can be. Not all colon cancers are hereditary, but about 5-6% can be caused by certain conditions and inherited gene mutations. If you have any other risk factors for colon cancer,
Getting a cancer diagnosis is like a punch to the gut. This is especially true if you weren’t expecting this outcome. Once you have caught your breath, the inner you must begin to deal with what comes next. There will be treatment options and much to learn,
Ovarian cancer and pancreatic cancer have something in common. Both of these cancers are known as silent killers since they have little to no early and noticeable symptoms until the cancer has advanced. For pancreatic cancer, there are no screening tests like with colorectal cancer to find cancer before there are symptoms.