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Number of U.S. Cancer Survivors Grows to Nearly 12 Million

…from the CDC “The number of cancer survivors in the United States increased from 3 million in 1971 to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a new study by CDC and the National Cancer Institute. A cancer survivor is defined … Continue reading

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. If everyone aged 50 years old or older were screened regularly, as many as 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer—cancer of the … Continue reading

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