Cancer hates the smart. The people who know how to react to a diagnosis. The ones who ask for a second opinion. The engaged. The informed. The prepared.
Because in a world where 1 in 2.5 will hear the words "it's cancer," these people are consistently known to have better outcomes. Which is all the proof we need that everyone should get informed and get prepared to Take on Cancer.
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This year 1.5 million people are expected to be diagnosed with cancer. With the right information, you can make it less.
Q&A with Elena Stoffel, M.D., director of cancer genetics at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center
Whether you're a healthy person looking to reduce cancer risk or a patient in treatment experiencing diarrhea, probiotics could be your wonder bug.
New Test to Detect Prostate Cancer Now Available
Obesity and Cancer Risk
Preventing Head and Neck Cancer
Anyone can get cancer. One of the biggest factors that can make a person more likely to get cancer is age: 3 out of 4 cancers are found in people aged 55 or older. But there are many other factors that affect cancer risk and some of them can be changed. It is only natural that people are looking for more ways to prevent cancer.
The most preventable cause of melanoma is exposure to the sun.
We offer food choices based on the best evidence of cancer prevention
While testicular cancer is rare it is the most common form of cancer in men ages 15-35
Is this the new magic bullet?
An update on prostate cancer biomarkers
Does sugar increase cancer risk?
How well are you learning to Take on Cancer?
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It requires more than eating your broccoli and doing some push-ups. How much do you know about the foods, behaviors and appointments that keep cancer at bay?Take the Quiz
Life is 10% what happens and 90% how you deal with it. If you heard the words "it's cancer," would you know how to react or what to do?Take the Quiz
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