Don’t use tobacco

Using any type of tobacco puts you on a collision course with cancer. Smoking has been linked to various types of cancer — including cancer of the lung, bladder, cervix and kidney — and chewing tobacco has been linked to cancer of the oral cavity and pancreas. Even if...

Skin Cancer Prevention

About Skin Cancer Skin cancer, which includes squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer and melanoma, is the most common cancer in the United States and its incidence is steadily rising. In fact, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime....

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

About Ovarian Cancer Ovarian cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive tract. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 22,000 new cases and 13,000 deaths occurred in 2010. About 10-13% of ovarian cancer cases can be linked...

Oral Cancer Prevention

About Oral Cancer The Oral Cancer Foundation estimates that oral cancer affects nearly 37,000 Americans each year. Oral cancer primarily affects those over the age of 40 but recently, the disease is rising among young people. Twenty-five percent of oral cancer...

Lung Cancer Prevention

About Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women. Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. The number of cigarettes smoked and the years one smokes affect risk. We know that to stop smoking (or to have never started) is the most...

Cervical Cancer Prevention

About Cervical Cancer Each year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States, and nearly 4,000 die. Most of these deaths could be prevented if women had tests (PAP test) to detect cervical precancer or cancer early. The most...

Breast Cancer Prevention

About Breast Cancer Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death after lung cancer. It is estimated that one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Early detection is...

Prostate Cancer Prevention

About Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the most common cancer (other than skin cancer) and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Approximately one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. The risk of prostate cancer increases...
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