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Could Chronic Stress Be Related To Cancer?

That question would make anyone become stressed. All kidding aside, this is a serious concern that we should consider and investigate. Stress permeates our lives and a recent report held that today’s millennial generation is more stressed than any other. Could chronic stress be related to cancer? Some research says yes, and others no.


Popular Beverages That Can Increase Your Risk for Cancer

Life is all about choices. Some of those choices include what to eat, what to drink, and how much.


Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer with These 5 Tips

Colon cancer can happen to anyone, although it typically affects older adults.


Explaining the Safety of Radiation Used During a CT Scan

You may be shocked to find out about all the sources of radiation that are around us each and every day. What’s more shocking is the amount of radiation that we may be absorbing. 


3 Things to Consider Before Completing Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

Genetic testing for breast cancer provides an opportunity for people to learn if their breast cancer or if a family history of breast cancer could be due to an inherited gene mutation. If so, this increases the risk for breast cancer.


Signs You’re Suffering From Prostate Cancer

The unfortunate fact about prostate cancer is that it does not show symptoms in its early stages of development. That is why prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. 


What Is the Difference Between a CT Scan and MRI?

A CT scan and MRI are both non invasive and low risk tools used by doctors to diagnose specific conditions. They both produce images of the inside of our body, but what are the differences between a CT scan and MRI, and when are they used?


5 Easy Ways To Avoid Catching The Flu This Season

Unless you are a hermit, live in a bubble, or plan to stay in the woods alone from October through March, you are susceptible to the flu.


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, while 63,960 will be diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, women can fight back against breast cancer.


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system. The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over time, cancerous cells can develop on ovarian tissue.