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Talk to Your Family about Colon Cancer Risk during the Holidays

November 15, 2016

The year my husband and I decided to deep fry our first Thanksgiving turkey is a day that will live in infamy. After hearing rave reviews from friends and tossing the idea around for a few weeks, we finally decided to hop aboard the wagon of deep fried... read more

Good Oral Hygiene Could Prevent Colon Cancer

October 18, 2016

I like to consider myself a truthful person, but all that goes out the window when it’s time for my six month dental cleaning. As the dentists checks my teeth and starts asking questions about my oral hygiene habits, I feel pressured to give the right... read more

New Study Finds How Much Exercise Is Needed to Prevent Colon Cancer

October 6, 2016

Whenever I check my weight at the gym, I’m always reminded of an old Citi Card commercial. It shows a man stepping on the scale at his gym and weighing in at 249 pounds. With a determined look on his face, he puts on his headphones, runs... read more

Why E-Cigarettes May Not Lower Your Cancer Risk

September 22, 2016

Anne of Green Gables was always a family favorite in my household growing up. Well, a favorite among the girls, at least. We had a fuzzy copy of it on VHS that we watched time and time again until we had all the lines memorized and we could... read more

Ovarian Cancer Awareness: Subtle Symptoms Every Woman Should Recognize

September 6, 2016

In the months following my husband’s cancer diagnosis, I admit that I became a bit of a hypochondriac. Every headache, abdominal cramp, achy joint or sniffle had me running to WebMD to research my symptoms to find out what it could possibly mean. Within a matter... read more