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Newswise: Colorectal Cancer: Five Things You Need To Know

Colorectal Cancer: Five Things You Need To Know

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

With March marking Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, here are the answers to some key questions about Colon cancer.

Channels: Cancer,

Released:
5-Mar-2014 5:00 PM EST
Newswise: Vaccinating Children Against HPV?

Vaccinating Children Against HPV?

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The Human papillomavirus, or HPV, and its link to certain cancers has been in the headlines recently, reigniting the debate whether it is appropriate to vaccinate children against the virus. Robert Haddad, MD, the disease center lead at Dana-Farber's head and neck oncology program offers comment.

Channels: Children's Health, Vaccines,

Released:
7-Jun-2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: News Tip: New Research on Teenage Girls and Melanoma Makes This the Season for Tanning Stories

News Tip: New Research on Teenage Girls and Melanoma Makes This the Season for Tanning Stories

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Prom season and summer approach, and with them teenage girls seeking suntans. New research published in the May issue of Pediatrics finds that the number of children diagnosed with melanoma has increased an average 2% a year since the 1970s.

Channels: Cancer, Children's Health, Dermatology, Summer,

Released:
17-May-2013 8:00 AM EDT
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Healthy Holiday Helpings: Experts Offer Tips to Fight Cancer with Your Fork This Holiday Season

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The holidays are almost here and festive food is everywhere. “While these foods are delicious to eat, some have the added bonus of containing cancer-preventing nutrients,” says Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD/LDN, a nutritionist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

Channels: Winter Holidays,

Released:
23-Oct-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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