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  • New Study Links Coffee to Lower Risk for Liver Cancer

    New Study Links Coffee to Lower Risk for Liver Cancer

    With the many studies conducted on the possible health benefits and risks from consuming coffee, it’s easy to understand why people can get a little confused about what to think. That being said, a new study has uncovered evidence …

      Meet the Man Who Fights Cancer on His Bike

      Meet the Man Who Rides for Cancer Awareness

      Residents of Scranton, PA may have noticed a man passing through on his bike with two huskies earlier this February. Aside from thinking that this guy must be crazy for riding his bike in the frigid winter weather, there might …

        Donor Gives $30 Million to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

        Donation for Dana Farber Cancer Institute

        For people like Albert Marcotte, producing new things and finding solutions are part of the everyday process. This Plymouth native launched his first successful venture after completing graduate school. It was a company that taught executives how to make …

          Genome Sequencing: Cost Effective Tool for Cancer Research

          Genome Sequencing Now Cost Effective Tool for Cancer Research

          Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is going to be an incredibly valuable tool in the fight against cancer. The latest advancements have made the process of sequencing a person’s full genome (3.1 billion base pairs of DNA) much more …

            How Do Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Improve Your Care?

            How Can Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Improve Upon Your Care?

            Did you know there are significant benefits to enrolling in a clinical trial if you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer? One thing that grabs people’s attention is the chance that this could lead to completely unexpected results (similar to this …

              Why You Should Care About Lung Cancer Awareness Month

              Lung Cancer Awareness Month

              If you haven’t already heard, November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a special event that has fostered a strong community and movement around this illness. This is the time of year to make sure that your lungs are …

                Rock a Stache This Movember!

                Rock Your Stache this Movember

                Have you been wondering why more men are sporting mustaches (or beards) during November? This explosion of facial hair is for Movember (November + Mustache), an event that raises awareness for prostate cancer and men’s health. The tradition was …

                  How Can Common Viruses be Used to Treat Pediatric Cancers?

                  Doctors Developing Viral Therapy for Pediatric Cancer

                  As a parent, you probably take plenty of steps to protect your children from the plethora of nasty germs that can be found in various classroom environments around the country at this time of year. However, you might be surprised …

                    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

                    Childhood Cancer Awareness Month KC Blog

                    Did you know that September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? This is a special time reserved in remembrance of the children we have lost, those who have been saved, and the families who have had to face these terrible …

                      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 …

                        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 …

                          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 …

                              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, …

                                Worth the Risk? Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer

                                Actos Has Been Linked to Bladder Cancer

                                A number of recent studies have suggested that the link between Actos (pioglitazone) and bladder cancer was much stronger than was indicated in prior clinical trials. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a “Drug Safety Communication” nearly two …

                                  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. …

                                    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 …

                                        April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

                                        April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

                                        Did you know that April is designated as Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month? This public health awareness event is a part of a growing nationwide movement to attract more attention to a deadly disease that is far too often ignored. Throughout …

                                          Testicular Cancer Awareness Month 2013

                                          April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

                                          Did you know that April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month? There are nearly 8,500 men diagnosed with testicular cancer each year in the United States, and this public health awareness event is needed to help raise awareness for this disease. …