Results for "Cancer"

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Here’s the Best Way to Spot Signs of Skin Cancer
Keeping a close eye on your skin and moles is the most important step toward finding skin cancer early, when it’s most treatable. “You are your own first...
Jun 30 3
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What Is the Difference Between a Cyst and a Tumor
It’s natural to get some lumps here and there from time to time, such as a pimple or an injury from a bump or fall. Our bodies are wonderfully lumpy and...
Jun 27
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What Is a Pap Test? Here are 6 Things to Know
Few women are thrilled about a Papanicolaou test, more commonly known as a Pap smear or Pap test. The paper gown, the cold stirrups and the strange tools...
Jun 05
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Benefits of Quitting Smoking (Hint: It Can Start Within Minutes)
Quitting is hard—especially if you’re trying to kick a smoking habit. Maybe you’ve raised children, juggled a difficult job or tackled life-changing events....
May 26
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Here’s Why Sunburns Are So Dangerous and How You Can Protect Yourself
When you’re enjoying the outdoors, it can be easy to forget to protect your skin. According to the National Cancer Institute, almost 30% of adults don’t...
May 23
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Here’s the Surprising Truth Behind These 13 Myths About Melanoma
It’s important to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. That’s because sun exposure can cause skin cancer, including melanoma—the most dangerous...
May 02
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Why You Should Never Ignore That Mouth Sore That Won’t Go Away
Cancer that develops inside your mouth, called oral cancer, will likely strike about 54,000 people in the U.S. this year, according to the American Cancer...
Apr 21
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How to Eat Right When You’re in Treatment for Cancer
If you’re being treated for cancer, it’s important for you to get the nutrients you need. They can help you feel better and stronger, and help you heal...
Apr 05
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Tips for Making Your Colonoscopy Prep Smooth (and Bearable)
When it comes to preventing colon and rectal cancers, there are no ifs, ands or “butts” that a colonoscopy is the best colorectal cancer screening tool. However,...
Mar 24
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Expert Advice to Prevent Gagging During an Endoscopy
Do you have a sensitive gag reflex? This sensitivity can lead to significant difficulties with swallowing pills and tolerating dental work and endoscopic...
Mar 03