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Can Ovarian Cancer be Prevented? At present, there is no known method to prevent ovarian cancer, but some things appear to reduce a woman's risk of developing the disease. To learn more about ovarian cancer, click here.
About 10,450 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children (after accidents). About 1,350 children younger than 15 years old are expected to die from cancer in 2014. To learn more about childhood cancer, click here.
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America, affecting 1 in 6 men. But who is most at risk of getting prostate cancer and why? To learn more about prostate cancer, click here.
Thyroid cancer is one of the few cancers that has increased in incidence rates over recent years. About 62, 980 new cases will be diagnosed this year. It occurs in all age groups from children through seniors. To learn more about thyroid cancer, click here.
Five main types of cancer affect a woman's reproductive organs: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar. As a group, they are referred to as gynecologic cancer. (A sixth type of gynecologic cancer is the very rare fallopian tube cancer.) To learn more about gynecologic cancer, click here.
What is Leukemia? Leukemia is cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue, such as the bone marrow, and causes large numbers of abnormal blood cells to be produced and enter the bloodstream. To learn more about leukemia, click here.
What is Lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of a part of the immune system called the lymph system. There are many types of lymphoma. To learn more about lymphoma, click here.
Getting regular check ups, preventive screening tests, and immunizations are among the most important things you can do for yourself.
Regular health exams can find problems early, when your chances for prevention, treatment and cure are better.
A colonoscopy can help prevent colon cancer. To learn who needs to have a colonoscopy and how to schedule one, click here.
We'd like to know what you think of two TV ads regarding colon cancer screening. We are seeking feedback from those age 50 and over. Please take 5 minutes to watch the ads and complete the questions. Click here to take the survey.
The HPV vaccine protects against most cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. In fact, this is the 1st vaccine developed to prevent a major type of cancer. For more information about the HPV vaccine, click here.