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  • Is Indoor Tanning Worth the Risk?

    Is Indoor Tanning Worth the Risk? Know Cancer Blog Surely most people have heard how the regular use of tanning beds can put them at risk for developing skin cancer. Yet, it seems like plenty of women are still flirting with this danger. A new study suggests that about […]

      July is UV Safety Month

      July is UV Safety Month Depending on where you live, July can be one of the hottest months of the year. It is also one of the perfect time to get some more sun, whether it be at the beach, outdoor barbeques, or catching a […]

        Fight Breast Cancer the Natural Way

        Combat Breast Cancer the Natural Way   Among women the world over, there aren’t many things more dreaded than breast cancer. This deadly disease not only takes a significant toll on the patient, but also all of the loved ones in their life. Most women have […]

          May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

          May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month As it stands, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in the United States, with close to 4 million new cases diagnosed each year! Skin cancer has no preference, it affects people of all colors and ages. […]

            Top 10 Breast Cancer Fighting Foods

            Fight Cancer - Green Tea The Relationship Between Diet & Disease What, exactly, is the relationship between diet and disease? Can the food that you ingest on a daily basis really make a difference? Avoid Meat, Eat Plants Eat plants. This is the general consensus […]

              Being There to Lend a Helping Hand

              Emotional Support One cannot overlook the emotional toll that cancer can have on a patient and his or her family. After receiving a diagnosis, there are many emotions which can make it very difficult for the cancer patient to cope with the […]

              Eating Right Can Save Your Life

              Eat Healthy Did you know that what you’re eating could play a significant role in your treatment of cancer? There have been multiple studies and an abundance of research done to show that consuming a healthy nutritional diet could reduce the effects […]

              Diet During Cancer Treatment

              Diet During Cancer Treatment We are extremely excited to introduce Moffitt Cancer Center to the Know Cancer Community!   Moffitt is based out of Tampa, Fla., and focuses on the prevention and cure of cancer. It is one of the world’s most sophisticated cancer […]

              Can changing your diet change your lungs?

              Can changing your diet change your lungs? Everyone knows smoking can cause lung cancer. In fact, smokers are ten times more likely to be diagnosed than non-smokers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Quitting smoking at any time decreases your risk of developing lung […]