Archive for Prevention

No. 4: Determine upfront how broad or narrow your physicians’ experience is. Read More→

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No. 3: Get a second opinion. Read More→

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No. 2: Seek and know the truth about your illness, and prognosis. Read More→

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May
27

LGBT Cancer — Survivor Tips

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No. 1: Be an active partner in the medical decisions that are made about
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May
19

LGBT Cancer may start with smoking

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San Francisco, California-UCSF researchers recently launched a study to further evaluate the use of the Internet as a method to provide assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) smokers. Read More→

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A woman’s risk of ovarian cancer increases with age as more than 80 percent of cases of ovarian cancer occur in women over the age of 50 years. Hereditary factors can also add to the risk. Read More→

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Jan
21

LGBT Cancer and Smoke Ending

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There’s a new smoke ending program at Howard Brown center in Chicago. Read More→

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A new, highly drug-resistant strain of the “flesh-eating” MRSA bacteria is being spread among gay men in San Francisco and Boston, researchers reported on Monday. Read More→

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According to the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ) , cigarette companies need to find replacements for the 1,200 dead consumers and 3,500 who quit each year. Read More→

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A study conducted by the International Lesbian and Gay Association (IGLA) has found that lesbians have the highest concentration of risk factors for breast cancer of any subset of women in the world, as reported by the Sydney Star Observer.

Of the main contributing factors, many lesbians over 40 do not get routine mammograms, do self-breast exams, or have a clinical breast exam. This therefore means the cancer may not be diagnosed early when it is most curable. Read More→

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