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Fighting back with risk assessment and prevention The greatest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and getting older. For women living in the United States, breast cancer is

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Mammogram memo

How often should I get checked? One in eight women will get breast cancer in their lives. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women. One way

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Today’s breast conserving measures

The then and now of treatment and surgery Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. Each year 1.3 million women are diagnosed with breast cancer and the

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10 questions on radiation therapy

What is radiation therapy? Radiation Therapy or Radiation Oncology utilizes high-energy radiation that is closely monitored and controlled to deliver precisely targeted treatments. These precise treatments are custom designed individually

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When all signs point to prostate cancer

Q&A with Dr. Byron Hodge on cryotherapy Central Florida Health News (CFHN): How long has cryotherapy been a treatment option for prostate cancer? Dr. Hodge: Cryotherapy or freezing has been

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Bottoms Up

Fitness facts for firming up the backside Many individuals, especially women, are concerned with how to improve the look of their “backsides.” Especially during the summer months and swimsuit season,

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High-Tech Hope

Advances offer prostate cancer patients many options for a cure “Every man dies, but no man needs to die from prostate cancer,” says Dr. William Catalona, a renowned urologist at

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‘Ferris’ at 5?

How to tell if your child is playing sick Lyss Stern’s son was only 5 years old when he started playing sick to get out of going to school. But

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The technology behind a healthier smile

In the field of dentistry, two treatment options have made significant advances in the technology behind a healthier smile: laser gum treatment and dental implants. Four out of five adults

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Put your dirty hands in the air

  Give Bad Bacteria the Stick Up with these Simple Steps Germs. The uninvited guest. The invisible menace. They are everywhere, even in places that look spotless. So how can