Cancer Care & Prevention

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February 22, 2024/Cancer Care & Prevention

Does Breast Cancer Treatment Make You Tired?

The answer is yes — but there are things you can do to help boost your energy

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February 21, 2024/Cancer Care & Prevention

Is Colon Cancer Hereditary?

Knowing your family history and getting a genetic test can help detect colorectal cancer earlier

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January 25, 2024/Cancer Care & Prevention

Can Sitting Too Much Increase Your Cancer Risk?

Studies show the high health cost of spending hours in a chair

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January 2, 2024/Cancer Care & Prevention

Is Itchy Skin a Sign of Cancer?

Anything from minor irritations and chronic diseases to, yes, cancer can cause persistent itching

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December 21, 2023/Cancer Care & Prevention

Some Skin Cancers Can Be Genetic

Family history matters for melanoma, but the connection isn’t as strong for other skin cancers

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December 17, 2023/Cancer Care & Prevention

Is Leukemia Hereditary?

This cancer of the blood is rarely passed down, but genetics can help determine risk

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November 29, 2023/Cancer Care & Prevention

Can Soy Cause Breast Cancer?

Research consistently shows that soy-based foods do not increase cancer risk

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November 7, 2023/Cancer Care & Prevention

How To Tell Your Child That You Have Cancer

It’s important to share the news in an honest and age-appropriate way 

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October 31, 2023/Cancer Care & Prevention

7 Warning Signs of Testicular Cancer

The most common symptom is a lump on your testicle

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October 25, 2023/Cancer Care & Prevention

Is Prostate Cancer Genetic? Here’s What You Need To Know

Family history and genetics may heighten your risk for prostate cancer

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