The Susan G. Komen Foundation estimates that among women in the U.S. there will be 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 61,000 new cases of in situ cancer and 40,450 breast cancer deaths. There are several things that women can to help prevent breast cancer.
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Dr. B.J. Miller speaking at the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California conference. Photo: Owen Egan Missing three limbs (all but his right arm) following an accident as a Princeton sophomore, the affable Miller talks like a man thankful for being alive with his distinctly humanist approach to death and dying. His TED talk, “What Really Matters at the End of Life,” has been viewed over 5 million times “If our subject matter is suffering and death, then the groundwork is empathy,” said Miller. “Staying inspired, loving the people you love, that’s your job.” While palliative care has traditionally addressed physical pain and emotional distress, Miller hopes to further expand its definition to embrace deeper social…
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3 foods that could increase your risk of colon cancer
Published Mar. 9, 2018 You probably tend to think of foods as either “healthy” or “unhealthy.” While healthy foods help you stay fit and feel good, unhealthy foods make you gain weight and feel sluggish However, there’s another step beyond unhealthy. There are foods that may contribute to your risk of cancer—namely colon cancer Colon cancer is the second most deadly type of cancer behind lung cancer . Every year, 140,000 people get colon cancer and as many as 50,000 people die from it. “Colon cancer is very treatable in its early stages,” said Bogdan Protyniak, MD, a colorectal surgeon at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. “Unfortunately, because it can be difficult to…
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