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Skin Cancer Awareness: Most Common Cancer is Also the Most Preventable

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine light on the disease and the importance of prevention and screening. With more than 5 million cases diagnosed each year, skin cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the U.S. It’s also one of the most preventable.

Skin Cancer Awareness: Most Common Cancer is Also the Most Preventable

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Cervical Cancer Awareness: Regular Screening Key for Early Detection

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine a light on the disease and the importance of regular screening in its prevention. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates about 13,820 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in 2024 and 4,360 women will die from the disease.

Cervical Cancer Awareness: Regular Screening Key for Early Detection

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Men's Health: Early Prostate Cancer Detection Leads to Better Outcomes

November is Men's Health Awareness Month, a time to highlight health issues affecting men – including prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second...

Men's Health: Early Prostate Cancer Detection Leads to Better Outcomes

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Six Things to Know About Breast Cancer Care

Ko Un Clara Park, MD, a breast surgical oncologist at the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center at South Shore Health answers questions about risk factors, symptoms and the advancements in detection and treatment changing the course of breast cancer care.

Six Things to Know About Breast Cancer Care

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Gynecologic Cancer Awareness: Screening and Early Detection Saves Lives

Katelyn McGovern Dorney, MD, a gynecological oncologist at the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center at South Shore Health, answers questions about gynecologic cancer screening and prevention.

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness: Screening and Early Detection Saves Lives

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Men's Health Awareness: Self Exams Vital for Early Detection of Testicular Cancer

November is Men's Health Awareness Month. Also known as "Movember" or "No Shave November," the month dedicated to highlighting the health issues...

Men's Health Awareness: Self Exams Vital for Early Detection of Testicular Cancer

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Men's Health Awareness Month: Screening Key to Catching Prostate Cancer Early

November is National Men's Health Awareness Month. Sometimes referred to as "Movember" or "No Shave November" -- when many go to great lengths growing...

Men's Health Awareness Month: Screening Key to Catching Prostate Cancer Early

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Five Questions on Breast Cancer Prevention

Suniti Nimbkar, MD, Medical Director of the Breast Care Center at Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, answers common questions on breast cancer screening and prevention.

Five Questions on Breast Cancer Prevention

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Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.

Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered