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Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Colorectal Cancer Awareness, Health, Laurie Edwards Tate

Get FIT this March for National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Marc is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The risk factor for developing colon cancer is one out of every 20 persons. It is critical for anyone aged 50 and over to choose a method of colon cancer screening that is most personally comfortable and effective. After that do so routinely.

American Lung Association: Keeping your lungs healthy

SAN DIEGO, January 26, 2016 —Since 1904, the American Lung Association has raised national awareness significantly in the fight against lung disease. First battling tuberculosis and then later discovering the gene causing cystic fibrosis, the American Lung Association is also responsible for leading the charge in creating the enactment of smoke-free laws, currently in 27 ...

Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day June 7

SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2015 — National Cancer Survivors Day is the annual celebration for those who have courageously transcended cancer to become survivors. Observed worldwide on the first Sunday of June each year, hundreds of cancer survivors and their families and friends gather in communities across America, celebrating life and inspiring others. There are ...

In search of a cure for cancer

What was once written off as nothing more than ‘spontaneous remission’ could very well be a harbinger of treatments to come.

First human polio virus clinical trial raises hope for curing cancer

SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2014 — A non-lethal form of the polio virus may prove to be a viable treatment option or even a complete cure for malignant brain tumors and other forms of cancer. While conducting polio virus research in 1998, Dr. Matthias Gromeier of Duke University Medical Center discovered by accident that the ...