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Prostate Health Quiz
What Do You Know About Prostate Health? Prostate cancer and other diseases of the prostate are common. Learning about t...
Breast Cancer Risk Factors Clinical Wizard
Breast Cancer Risk Factors Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. Experts don’t know the exact...
Colonoscopy Animation
Colonoscopy Animation Colonoscopy is one of the screening procedures used in the early detection of colorectal cancer w...
Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change
Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change Cigarette smoking is the single leading cause of preventable death and disease in t...
Nutrition and Cancer Quiz
What Do You Know About Nutrition and Cancer? A diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is imp...
A Workable Guide to Managing Cancer
Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment According to 2010 statistics from the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer is the ninth most common cancer in U.S. women. (This does not count certain skin cancers.) Ovarian cancer is most common in older women. It is a little more common in white women than in women of other ethnic groups. The risk of getting invasive ovarian cancer during a woman's lifetime is about 1 in 71, and the risk of dying is 1 in 95. This tool will help you determine if you are at risk for ova...
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