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Pondering Prostate Cancer

November 26th, 2018
In October, we got an education on breast cancer. Now, in November, it’s time to take a look at the second most common cancer affecting American men, behind skin cancer: prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates there’ll be close to 164,690 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the US in 2018, and more than 29,000 deaths. ACS also says about one man in nine will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and about one in 41…

Early Cancer Diagnosis Can Save Lives

March 1st, 2018
Getting regular wellness checkups at the doctor is like doing preventive maintenance on your car. If you wait until you know something’s wrong, fixing it becomes much more complicated. Let’s say you never change your oil regularly as recommended. You’re subjecting your engine to more wear and tear than necessary and taking the risk of a catastrophic failure. Our bodies react much the same way if we don’t give them proper care. Someone who is having symptoms but won’t go…