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Finally kick your smoking habit during Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for both men and women―it is responsible for about 30 percent of all cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, the country recognizes November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month to focus on learning about and preventing lung cancer. Thankfully, we know the major […]

World No Tobacco Day: It’s Time to Make a Change

Tobacco is consistently the leading risk factor for preventable cancers- 90 percent of lung cancers are associated with tobacco use. According to the World Health Organization, it causes 22 percent of global cancer deaths every year. Besides lung cancer, tobacco has also been linked as a risk factor for colorectal, liver, oral, prostate, cervical cancers […]

It's Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and a great time to re-start your New Year’s resolutions. It takes just 21 days to create a new habit, and your new healthy habit can help you prevent cancer. Up to 50 percent of all cancers diagnosed today are due to preventable causes. Help us spread the word […]

ICYMI: November 20, 2015

Feature Story New Blood Test Detects Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer With 90 Percent Accuracy THURSDAY, November 19, 2015 (International Business Times) — Most of the times, ovarian cancer is difficult to predict until it spreads to the other parts of the body. Achieving a breakthrough in the field of cancer diagnosis, researchers at the Georgia Institute […]

Lung Cancer Prevention at the Kansas State Fair

Lung cancer is the most deadly form of cancer for men and women in the United States yet it’s one of the most preventable cancers as cigarette smoking is linked to 90% of lung cancer cases. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to quit smoking or help your loved ones finally […]