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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 22, 2020 Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. There are steps you can take to reduce your risk. Falls Prevention Awareness Week, September 21-25, 2020, is designed to spread this important public health message. Every year, thousands of older adults fall and hurt themselves. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza Getting a flu shot often protects you from coming down with the flu. And although the flu shot doesn't always provide total protection, it's worth getting. This year's annual flu shot will offer protection against three or four of the influenza viruses expected to be in circulation this flu season. 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 >>
Monday, July 27, 2020 It May Not Be The Summer Heat Causing Those Hot Flashes! For most women, menopause happens around age 50. But every woman's body has its own time line. Some women stop having periods in their mid-40s. Others continue well into their 50s. Perimenopause is the process of change that leads up to menopause. READ MORE >>