Health Plan Partners Blog: cancer
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020 What are metastatic and recurrent breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control in one or both breasts. Metastatic breast cancer means that cancer has spread to other parts of the body. Recurrent breast cancer means that cancer has come back in or near the original site or in another part of the body. READ MORE >>
Friday, October 2, 2020 Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's far more common in women. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 September Is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month promotes thyroid cancer awareness for early detection, as well as care based on expert standards, and increased research to achieve cures for all thyroid cancer. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 BE SAFE IN THE SUN Protecting your skin Most skin cancer can be prevented. Use the following tips to protect your skin from the sun. You may decrease your chances of developing skin cancer and help prevent wrinkles. Although people with darker skin don't sunburn as easily, they can still get skin cancer. READ MORE >>
Monday, June 29, 2020 High Cholesterol Can Lead to Heart Attacks and Strokes Why does cholesterol matter? Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. READ MORE >>