Category Archives: Cancer Education

What you need to know about Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, health care organizations, professionals and the community bring attention to lung cancer. Lung Cancer Awareness Month initially began in 1995 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day. However, as the lung cancer community … Continue reading

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Is it in the Family? The Link Between Cancer & Genetics

Do you know about the link between cancer and genetics? Perhaps you have heard the term “BRCA genes” on the news or read it in health magazines. Perhaps you have heard of women electing to have mastectomies in order to … Continue reading

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Staying healthy in the summer

Summer is a season that many people associate with being outdoors. Lying out by the pool or on the beach, taking long walks, going for a run, gardening, and grilling outdoors are just some leisurely activities that people do in … Continue reading

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What my dad’s melanoma taught me about sun safety

For as long as I have known my father, he has had a large square-shaped scar on his left temple. Before I was born, he had Stage 3 melanoma on the side of his face as well as on the … Continue reading

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Gray in May – Brain Tumor Awareness

This month you might hear, “Wear Your Gray in May” or see that many of your friends have made their profiles on social media sites gray. This is because May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and gray is its color. … Continue reading

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