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  • A Simple Self-Exam to Detect Oral Cancer

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    Self-exams and regular dental check-ups are vital to detecting oral cancer. Perform these simple steps at home to keep yourself safe.

  • Glioblastoma: A Q&A About Brain Cancer

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    Questions and answers from Lee Health about glioblastoma, an incurable form of brain cancer.

  • Taking the Fear Out of Colonoscopies

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    Don't put it off any longer. A colonoscopy – a medical test that examines the lower bowel for abnormalities -- is essential for catching cancer early.

  • 9 Things to Know About Preventing Prostate Cancer

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    Lifestyle changes are a key to prevention, and you can start at any age.

  • How This Simple Test Helps the Fight Against Lung Cancer

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    A low-dose CT scan spots nodules ‘the size of a grain of rice’

  • Alex Trebek's Treatment Inspires Hope for Cancer Patients

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    A local expert weighs in on Alex Trebek’s battle with pancreatic cancer and how the popular host of “Jeopardy” is calling attention to the disease and the possibility of better survival rates.

  • Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know

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    Doctors are on a mission: They want you to know that one of the deadliest cancers is also the most preventable.

  • Don’t Put It Off: Need-To-Know Info About Mammograms

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    Who should have one and when? And what kind? How can new technology help detect problems? Be proactive with this handy guide.

  • Skin Cancer and Sunscreen: Tools to Protect Yourself

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    Examine your skin, seek the shade, and slather on the sunscreen.

  • Breast Cancer: How to Stay Informed, Stay Healthy

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    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so here’s what you need to know about risk factors, prevention, treatment, and common myths.