Esophageal cancer cases have been rising over the years, so it is important to understand the cancer and if you may be at risk for developing the disease. Your esophagus is the long pipe that goes from your throat to your stomach. Cancer of the esophagus can be one of two types: squamous cell
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Lung cancer is one of the most common, and deadliest, cancers. However, there is a lot that people don’t know about lung cancer. This month is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which is a great opportunity to learn more about lung cancer and its risk factors. This information can be helpful to those who have
Exposure to the sun can have many benefits including vitamin D intake and improvement in mental health. However, too much sun exposure can cause problems such as skin cancer, eye damage, sun burn, and immune system suppression. There are several things you can do to help prevent negative effects of sun exposure while also enjoying
Colonoscopies are recommended to people mostly because of age. Doctors commonly recommend colonoscopies for anyone over the age of 50. However, there are also some other factors that should be considered to help you determine whether you need a colonoscopy. What is a Colonoscopy? A colonoscopy is a type of exam that can help determine
Many women are intimidated by, or nervous about, getting a mammogram. However, these screenings could save your life, detecting any abnormalities before they become a major problem. Over the last several years, improvements have been made to the process of getting a mammogram, allowing women to feel more comfortable and in control during the screening.
Maybe your new year’s resolution is to quit smoking, but you feel overwhelmed by the decision. Quitting smoking will decrease your risk of cancer and improve your health and overall life, so it’s definitely worth it even when it’s hard. Here are some tips to help you along the way. Do some preparation ahead of time. It’s
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian Cancer affects around 238,000 women in world per year, and it is, unfortunately, one of the deadliest cancers. It is estimated that 1 in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer. Use this month to educate yourself and those around you about the symptoms and warning signs of ovarian cancer. And