Cancer Care

Cancer Care, Women’s Health

Proven Ways to Prevent Cervical Cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – and it serves as an annual reminder for women about the disease and how they can protect themselves against it. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet every year over 11,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer.  Many times women are not made aware of how, exactly, they can prevent it.

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What Are the Early Signs of Cancer?

Here are some of common early signs of cancer that should not be ignored. It’s important to note that the below early signs of cancer can also be signs of other diseases or illnesses. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms – or a combination of them – you should consult with your doctor.

Cancer Care, Women’s Health

Does Breast Cancer Run in the Family?

Cancer is more common than you may think. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 1 out of every 3 people in the United States will battle a form of cancer at some point during their lives. Although more than 100 types of cancers exist worldwide, the most frequently detected in women is breast cancer. Of the 266,000 American women diagnosed each year, roughly 5-10% develop the disease as a result of inherited gene mutations, or changes. In other words, breast cancer can run in the family.