Cancer

5 Less Common Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

|   June 5, 2020   |   Cancer, Mammograms

5 Less Common Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

The term “breast cancer” is enough to fill a woman’s head with many thoughts. Perhaps you’re instantly reminded of a friend who’s currently undergoing chemo or radiation. Or, you think back fondly to a relative who lost her (or his) battle to breast cancer.

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Don’t Wait to Manage Your Weight

|   April 19, 2019   |   Cancer, Ideal Protein, Nutrition

Don’t Wait to Manage Your Weight

Did you know that 1 in 12 cancer cases is a result of excess weight? In fact, cancer diagnoses are rising in younger adults due to obesity. Obesity-linked cancer includes colon, gallbladder, kidney, uterus, pancreas, thyroid, and multiple myeloma—a bone marrow cancer.

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Why Happy Hour May Not Be So Happy

|   April 12, 2019   |   Cancer

Why Happy Hour May Not Be So Happy

Most who drink regularly do so without realizing their long-term risk for breast cancer increases with alcohol consumption. A new study reveals that even one drink a day can raise your risk. Don’t ignore the long-term effects alcohol can have on your health.

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Defining Breast Cancer

|   March 15, 2019   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Defining Breast Cancer

You may think you know what breast cancer is, but this one condition covers a myriad of terms, types, and classifications that are complicated to understand. Each of these refers to the quantity, size, spread, location, of cancerous cells and tumors.

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Are You At A Higher Risk For Cancer?

|   January 25, 2019   |   Cancer

Are You At A Higher Risk For Cancer?

There are a lot of things you can inherit through your family’s genetic traits. A propensity for cancer or certain other diseases are also genetic, including a disease known as Lynch syndrome that can put you at a higher risk for developing a number of cancers at an early age.

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