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How dense breast tissue can make it difficult to read a mammogram and has been associated with a modest increase in one's risk for breast cancer.
According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, “plant foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans contain a variety of cancer fighters including vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. Learn how to include more plant based foods into your diet.
Deb Improta had a long history of breast and ovarian cancer, learn how genetic testing helped her make some difficult decisions.
Sadiqa Kendi had just gotten married and was new to Providence when she felt a lump in her breast. Read more about her journey.
Did you know that this year alone there will be 95,000 new cases of colon cancer diagnosed and another 39,000 cases of rectal cancer? The good news is that the five-year survival rate is 90% but we can do much more to increase awareness and let people know to get their colonoscopy!
Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented through screening, yet it remains the third-leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States. Learn more about prevention and treatment.
Even though we cannot change our genetic make-up, we can use knowledge of it to ward off cancer. Learn more about cancer genetic counseling and how understanding your personal health history can help you reduce your risk of cancer.