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Vaccine linked to sharp reduction of HPV in teenagers

Every year, more than 27,000 cancer cases are attributed to a single cause that can easily be prevented.  

6 ovarian cancer risk factors to watch for

According to the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, ovarian cancer is the most fatal of all gynecologic  

Breast cancer and the power of fitness

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Aside from symptoms and side-effects of treatment, one of the biggest challenges for cancer patients and survivors is maintaining healthy levels of physical activity. Regular exercise allows the body to release endorphins,  

Take the first step in preventing prostate cancer

Approximately 17 percent of men (1 in 6) are diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their  

Local woman conquers her lifelong addiction to cigarettes

Teresa Cecil, from Highland Heights, KY, just won the fight of her life – the battle to stop  

FDA hopes to help America kick its smoking habit

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced its intent to significantly cut the amount of nicotine currently  

Connection between breast implants and cancer

The Food and Drug Administration recently provided new information about a possible connection between breast implants and cancer. The FDA has now identified 359 cases and nine deaths linked to this association. When Liz Bonis spoke with cancer specialists at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, they indicated the FDA just released an update to the numbers they  

How to spot skin cancer

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. Fortunately, it is also one of the easiest forms of cancer to detect if you know how to spot it. “Skin examinations can be lifesaving,” says Dr. Holly Gunn, medical director of the Dermatology, Aesthetic and Laser Center at St. Elizabeth Physicians in Florence.  

Do you know what’s inside your colon?

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your colon looks like? March is National Colo-Rectal Cancer Month