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  • 3 Ways You Can Protect Yourself from Cervical Cancer

    3 Ways You Can Protect Yourself from Cervical Cancer Were you aware that almost 12,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year? January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month so we are going to discuss three ways you can protect yourself from this disease. Studies have shown that […]

      Game-changing Breast Cancer Breakthroughs for the Year 2013

      Game-changing Breakthroughs for Breast Cancer 2013 In the last few years, breast cancer awareness campaigns have seen significant success. According to the director of Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade, Dr. Marc Hurlbert, prevention will be the primary focus for the next decade of research. This is […]

        Recognizing the Symptoms of Breast Cancer

        Recognizing the Symptoms of Breast Cancer During the month of October, you’ll be hearing a lot about breast cancer awareness, and you’ll see plenty of related advertisements on TV. Some of these may encourage you to get screened or help support ongoing breast cancer research. It’s […]

          National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

          National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2013 Infographic To show our appreciation for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) and all that it has helped to accomplish, we’d like to share this new infographic! Click on this thumbnail to see the full image: Looking at the statistics for […]

            National Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month

            National Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month In addition to Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, September also helps promote awareness for leukemia and lymphoma, two diseases that are not well understood by the public. If you started asking anyone around you about either of these types of cancer, […]

              Gearing Up for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

              Gearing Up for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed in men, and yet it is one of the last things you’ll ever hear a guy talking about. This is something we would like to change during September, […]

                Could Dogs Learn to Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer?

                Could Dogs Learn to Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer? | Know Cancer Blog Now, I am sure that you are all familiar with dogs that have been trained to help sniff out things like bombs or drugs, and these ever faithful companions have also helped pull people from disasters like fires. However, did […]

                  U.S. Task Force Reveals New Screening Guidelines for Lung Cancer

                  Lung Cancer Awareness Month A panel of U.S. doctors that offer advice for government health policy decisions has recommended annual lung cancer screenings via low-dose CT scan for older smokers. This is the latest decision from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, and it […]

                    Could a Chemical in Pepsi Really Cause Cancer?

                    Could a Chemical in Pepsi Cause Cancer An environmental group has claimed that the caramel coloring agent used in Pepsi actually contains a threateningly high level of a carcinogen (not the type of substances you want in your body). One of the most disturbing aspects of this […]

                      Uncovering Clues to the Spread of Cancer

                      Uncovering Clues to the Spread of Cancer A team of scientists from the University College in London have been conducting revolutionary experiments in the field of cancer research. Their work has provided some valuable insight into what causes cancer to metastasize to one part of the body […]

                        Dogs Get Cancer Too: May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

                        Pet Cancer Awareness Month Based on a research study that was published in the journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2011, approximately 30 percent of older dogs will eventually succumb to cancer. In order to ensure that more pet owners understand the treatment options, […]

                          Skin Cancer Awareness: Get the Facts on Melanoma

                          What Do You Know About Melanoma Our skin is very important, but did you know that it is also the body’s largest organ? Our skin helps to protect us from outside injury and infections, and it helps to regulate the temperature of the body at the […]

                            How Much Do You Know About Skin Cancer?

                            What Do You Know About Skin Cancer The widespread effect of cancer is something that has affected the lives of most people on earth in some way or another. It is a disease of the cells, and there are a wide variety of cells that comprise the […]

                              Cancer Screening Guidelines

                              Can You Guess Which Cancers will be the Most Dangerous by 2030? Let’s face it, visiting the doctor’s office is not an activity that many people rank as one of their favorite things to do. So when it comes to getting screened for cancer, most people feel quite uncomfortable as their doctors […]

                                The Status of Cancer in 2013

                                2013 Cancer Overview According to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, one can easily see that we have been making progress in the treatment of certain tumors. Unfortunately, further analysis of this report also shows that the rates […]

                                  January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

                                  Since its introduction in the late 1940’s, the Papanicolaou (Pap) test has been used as an early detection tool for cervical cancer or lesions on the cervix that could eventually become cancerous. This diagnostic test has indeed helped to significantly […]