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Cancer Awareness

Look to Your Soles for Skin Cancer Check
When you are doing a skin check this summer for skin cancer, don’t forget the soles of your feet.

Fewer People Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer in U.S.
The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer has fallen recently. That good news could be because of better ways to diagnose these cancers, researchers say.

Stool Test Works Well to Find Colon Cancer
For years, colonoscopy has been the main test for finding colon cancer. But an annual stool test may work as well—without the unpleasant prep time, new research says.

After Cancer, a Healthy Lifestyle Is Important
Not smoking. Staying active. Keeping a healthy weight. Eating a well-balanced diet. All these things can prevent certain cancers and make a cancer survivor feel better. For instance, exercise cuts the fatigue that often follows cancer treatment.
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