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October is Awareness Month for Breast and Liver Cancer.
Did you know that there is a calendar signifying cancer awareness months? With more types of cancers than months in a year, multiple types of cancers are represented some months. Not all types of cancer are represented on this calendar. https://d2agz4bw2vcggl.cloudfront.net/choosehope/uploads/user/files/CA_Awareness_Calendar3.pdf
How many people face a diagnosis of cancer?
Here are some statistics from 2015 – http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-044552.pdf Here you will also find information about ways to prevent and treat cancer, and good news about prevention and survival rates.
The Good News, According to the American Cancer Society –
- A substantial proportion of cancers could be prevented
- All cancers caused by tobacco use and heavy alcohol consumption could be prevented.
- Many of the more than 3 million skin cancer cases that are diagnosed annually could be prevented by protecting skin from excessive sun exposure and…
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