Posts Categorized: Cancer

What is Gynecologic Cancer?

In the United States, more than 107,000 women will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer this year. January is cervical health awareness month. However, any time is a good time to bring awareness and share prevention tips for all gynecologic cancers. Let’s talk about these cancers! Endometrial Cancer Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer…
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What is Thyroid Cancer?

Are you having trouble swallowing? Do you sound hoarse? Or do you feel a lump on your neck? These can be signs of thyroid cancer. Just below your Adam’s apple or at the base of your neck, there is a butterfly-shaped gland medically known as your thyroid. This gland produces hormones that regulate your metabolism,…
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Lung Cancer 101

November marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month — a time to raise awareness of the need for more research, innovation and better community awareness of this disease. Know the Facts Anyone can get lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide1 More patients die every year from lung cancer than from prostate,…
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Harmful Effects of Smoking Continues to Sweep Kentucky

Kentucky continues to have one of the highest rates of incidence and deaths from lung cancer. Unfortunately, lung cancer is usually not detected until the signs and symptoms are present when the patient is already at a more advanced stage. The key to fighting this disease is prevention and early detection. Smoking and secondhand smoke…
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