Funds for cancer prevention programs reach underserved communities nationwide
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July 8, 2015
(Alexandria, Va.) – Six communities will now get the benefit of cancer prevention and early detection programs, thanks to Prevent Cancer Foundation grants. The grants will enable the communities
Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount
WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (Philly.com) — Heeding warnings about increased cancer risks, a growing number of American adults are saying no to indoor tanning, a new government analysis suggests.
The percentage of adults who frequented indoor tanning salons dropped
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies
THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (U.S. News & World Report) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld one of the main tenets of President Barack Obama’s health care law, ruling 6-3 that millions of Americans are entitled to keep the tax subsidies that
Wearable Devices to Prevent Sunburn
TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (The New York Times) — Could new technology succeed where years of public health messages, doctor warnings and nagging moms have failed — to keep us safe from too much sun?
We have all heard about the devastating
Just 1 shot of HPV vaccine may prevent cervical cancer
WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2015 (CBS News) — Protecting girls from cervical cancer might be possible with just one dose of the HPV vaccine rather than the three now recommended, a new analysis suggests.
The authors of the study acknowledged it isn’t
Skin Cancer Rates Doubled in the Last 30 Years
WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (TIME) — The rate of diagnoses for the deadliest form of skin cancer has more than doubled since the early 1980s, greatly raising the cost of medical care.
According to a Centers for Disease Control and
Surgery to Prevent Breast Cancer: When and Why
TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (U.S. News & World Report) — Few events in life are scarier or more stressful than major surgery. Even tougher may be the decision to go under the knife preventively, before a diagnosis is made.
Two Women, Two Results: The Agonizing Wait for Cancer Gene Tests
TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (NBC News) — The waiting room at Invision Sally Jobe, a clinic near Denver, is nicely decorated, bright and comfortable. But Lori Heid doesn’t look comfortable sitting in a corner chair, waiting
Frequent tanner shares grisly skin-cancer selfie [WARNING: This article contains images that some readers may find disturbing]
WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (CNN) — Tawny Willoughby grew up in small-town Kentucky, where, she said, it was normal to use a tanning bed four or five times a week.
Some lawmakers make personal pitch to oppose new breast-cancer screening guidance
THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (CBS News) — Congresswomen who have survived breast cancer are taking issue with new recommendations by an independent task force that advises against women younger than 50 receiving annual mammograms.
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