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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates  the number of colorectal cancer cases in the United States for 2020 are 104,610 new cases of colon cancer and 43,340 new cases…

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for the number of colorectal cancer cases in the United States for 2019 are 101,420 new cases of colon cancer and 44,180 new cases…

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World Cancer Day

Every year February 4th is recognized as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day was started to help bring awareness to the many issues surrounding Cancer. From the actual disease, to coping mechanisms for patients and care givers, World Cancer Day bridges the gap between people of all areas and ages to unite us in the…

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Colors 4 Cancer 10K/5K/1M

2018 Craig Brake Memorial Colors 4 Cancer 10k, 5k and 1 mile run/walk is a color run which benefits the Journey of Hope Cancer Support Center in New Bern, NC. Journey of Hope helps patients and families cope with the emotional, physical, and psychological effects of cancer by offering programs such as one-on-one peer support…

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When “Feeling the Burn” is NOT a Good Thing

Sunburns may seem like a given after a day at the beach, but you should really consider them potentially harmful wounds. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in this country, and UV light exposure is its most preventable risk factor. So why, in 2014, did one-third of surveyed adults report suffering a sunburn? According…

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Make Sure Dad’s Healthy for Many Father’s Day Celebrations to Come

June is Men’s Health Month If you’re like most of the country, you celebrated the dad(s) in your life yesterday during Father’s Day. These men are special and we value the wisdom they provide and the time spent with them. We want them here to share the joys of life with us as long as…

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How Much is Too Much? Don’t Let a Habit Become an Addiction

April is Alcohol Awareness Month Nearly 90,000 people die every year from alcohol-related deaths. Sometimes it’s nice to sit down after a long day and enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine. Many find a nice drink after supper is a great way to wind down and relax before heading to bed. But, for some…

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Is 50 the Magic Number for Colorectal Cancer?

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month The American Cancer Society estimates 95,520 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year, 39,910 will be diagnosed with rectal cancer, and 50,260 will die from this disease. Of cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) is the second leading cancer…

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Hey, Guys: Quit Ignoring Prostate Cancer! Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths for men in the U.S. Approximately one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. This year alone, 160,000 men will be diagnosed with the disease. The prostate is found men just below the bladder and…

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June 12-18 is Men’s Health Week

Addressing your health can be scary, but avoiding it altogether can be deadly. According to a recent National Health Interview Survey of 33,075 adults, 24.3% of all men over 18 years of age had not seen a doctor in the past year compared to 12% of all women in the same group. The survey interestingly…

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