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How You Can Vaccinate Against Cancer

You can eliminate your -- or your children's -- risk for six types of cancer with the safe and proven vaccine that prevents the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn move about the HPV vaccine.

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The Vaccine That Can Keep Your Child From Getting Cancer

If you could vaccinate your kids against cancer, would you? Although the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been shown to cause cancer, many parents don’t vaccinate their children against HPV, a common infection spread by skin-to-skin contact.

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How Coloring Brain Tumors Pink Can Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

When a surgeon removes a brain tumor, precision is everything: The goal is to remove as much tumor as possible, while preserving the surrounding brain tissue. A drug can improve a surgeon's ability to do that by turning tumor cells bright pink.

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Where Breast Cancer Patients Get the Best Care

When it comes to getting the best treatment for breast cancer, accreditation matters. Here's how to evaluate a hospital when you're seeking treatment for breast cancer.

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New Guidelines Advise Younger Age For First Colorectal Cancer Screening

Since 1994, colorectal cancer has increased 51 percent among those under age 50. Learn when you should start thinking about a colorectal cancer screening.

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How a Cardiologist Can Aid Your Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation carry some cardiac risk, either immediately or later on.

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Lung Cancer Screening May Extend Life Expectancy

A simple screening called low-dose computed tomography can detect lung cancer early, when it is small and very treatable. LDCT can reduce the risk of dying in heavy smokers and former smokers who quit within the last 15 years.

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What It Means For Your Health If You Have Dense Breasts

Did your last mammogram report say you have dense breasts? You may require additional screening tests to detect breast cancer. Talk to your doctor.

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