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Staying Healthy and Preventing Disease in More Ways Than One

Cassie exercising on water.

"We can't control our genetics, but there are some things we can control. So many people all around me were sick with often preventable diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. If I was going to remove my breasts to prevent illness, why would I not do everything in my control to keep from getting something else I could avoid?" Read More >

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The Sun Is My Vice

Robin Soler with her daughters

“Sun is my vice. It makes me feel good. It’s the root of my family name. Suns hang on the wall in my home reminding me and my children to shine—to be our best. We often speak of “vices” as something that’s okay because we do so many other things right. My vice damaged my skin.” Read More >

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Alcohol Awareness Month: Rethink Your Drink

Most of us are familiar with the link between some lifestyle behaviors and cancer—like smoking or physical inactivity. But some people may be surprised that alcohol consumption is also a risk factor for cancer, and that these lifestyle factors combined contribute to as much as 40% of cancers. Given that half of U.S. adults drink alcohol, it’s important to understand how alcohol use increases the risk of cancer. Read More >

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Cancer Registry Data: In the Clouds

National Program of Cancer Registries

A lot of technological advancements add to fun and convenience, but technological advancements in cancer registry data can affect lives. The faster we receive data, the faster we can connect people to the care and support they may need. Read More >

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Best Remedy for COVID-19 Is Prevention

Since the novel coronavirus was first identified and named in January, there has been a flurry of news articles and social media posts about the respiratory illness, also known as COVID-19. Read More >

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