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Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The purpose of this national campaign, which encompasses a wide range of initiatives conducted by local community organizations, breast cancer advocacy organizations, and major retailers, is to educate the public about breast cancer risk factors, promote screening and prevention, support individuals diagnosed with the disease and their loved ones, and raise funds for breast cancer research. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been on the national calendar since 1985. Read More ›

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 288,300 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2023 and 34,700 deaths will be attributed to the disease. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time designated to help people learn more about the disease and to support those who are affected. Read More ›

Sarcoma is a general term used to describe a broad group of rare malignancies that develop in the body’s bone and connective tissue, such as fat, muscle, nerves, blood vessels, and the tissue that surrounds bones and joints. It is frequently referred to as the “forgotten cancer” because it comprises a very small percentage of all adult cancers. Read More ›

Vaccination against human papillomavirus can prevent several types of cancer, including cervical, oral/oropharyngeal, penile, and anal cancers. Read More ›