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    Breast DensityDense breasts are more difficult to interpret with mammography. Dense breast tissue appears white on the mammogram.
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    Breast Cancer Screening OptionsThe earlier breast cancer is found, the more easily and successfully it can be treated. If you have any questions or concerns, talk to your doctor.
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    Decreasing your Risk for Breast CancerBreast cancer is probably one of the most feared diagnoses a woman can get. However, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime and nearly 40,000 women lose their lives to the disease each year.
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    Preventing Colon Cancer

    Most people acknowledge the value of preventive medicine, so many women will undergo screening tests such as mammograms and pap smears and many men will have prostate exams to protect their health. But for some reason there is significant trepi­dation about colonoscopies.


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    A Guys Guide to Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in older men. One in approximately every six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.


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    Focus on Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is the most deadly cancer—the #1 killer of both men and women in the U.S. It’s also the most preventable cancer, since about 90 percent of all cases are associated with smoking (firsthand or secondhand exposure).


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    Cancer and the Food We Eat

    A variety of factors inherited, behavioral and environmental, etc. can contribute to cancer development. Although there are no guarantees, there may be ways to decrease your odds of developing this dreaded disease.


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    Being Sun Smart

    You probably already wear sunscreen when you are at the beach, lounging by a pool, attending an outdoor event, or just walking around on a hot summer day.


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    Summer and Skin Care

    Summertime is the perfect time to soak up the summer rays. Or is it?


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    Eating to Fight Cancer

    Whether you've been diagnosed with, recovered from, or hope to avoid cancer, what you eat can make a difference.


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    Preventing Skin Cancer

    Performing a monthly skin exam from head to toe is one way to find out if you have cause for concern. Skin cancer has a cure rate of about 95 percent, when detected early.


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