Category Archive: Cancer Prevention

How my Carcinoma was Treated

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Dr. Brian Sher looked at me and said: You have what is referred to as “Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma”. I felt a bit shaken. Four weeks later Dr. Sher stated that the carcinoma… Continue reading

Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

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1/20 Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based… Continue reading

Pictures of Skin Tags, Cysts, Lumps and Bumps And When To Call A Doctor

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Skin lumps and bumps can pop up from time to time. Learn what’s normal and what to show a doctor. 1/14 Keloids A keloid is a bump of scar tissue that grows past… Continue reading

Hugh Jackman has had Four Skin Cancers in 18 Months

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Hugh Jackman has been very open about his skin cancers since first discovering Basal Cell Carcinoma on his nose in 2013. And as the Australian actor attempts to raise awareness about the disease,… Continue reading

Living as a Basal or Squamous Cell Skin Cancer Survivor

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Completing treatment is stressful and exciting. Though you may feel relieved, it’s hard not to worry about basal or squamous cell skin cancer coming back. For most people with basal or squamous cell… Continue reading

Is that Ripe? A Guide to choosing Fruit

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You probably have your ways of testing fruit ripeness. Do they work? Find out the best way to tell if your fruit is ripe. 1/16 Cantaloupe A few days at room temperature is… Continue reading

Treating Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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If you’ve been diagnosed with basal or squamous cell skin cancer, your doctor will discuss your treatment options with you. It’s important that you think carefully about your choices. You will want to… Continue reading

Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer Stages

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The stage of a basal or squamous cell skin cancer is a description of how widespread the cancer is. This the most important factor in determining treatment and probable outcome. For skin cancers,… Continue reading

Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer Risk Factors

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Scientists have found risk factors linked to a higher risk of basal or squamous cell skin cancer. Learn about these risk factors here. A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of… Continue reading

12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

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In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with… Continue reading

7 Good Reasons Why Avocados Are Healthy

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Why are Avocados Healthy? – Fiber, Omega-9, Phytosterols, Antioxidants and Much More Learn about the fiber in avocados, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, rich vitamin content and other nutrients that make avocado so good… Continue reading

Eating for a Long Life

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See how you can live longer and live healthier. Foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with your longevity. 1/13 Antioxidants and Aging Eat foods rich in antioxidants to help fight… Continue reading