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Cancer: Winning Against Cancer

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Winning Against Cancer

It's a fact: 1 out of every 3 people will get cancer at some point in their life. That’s enough to strike fear in almost anyone. The good news is, new treatments, medical breakthroughs, and a deeper understanding of the disease have combined to make surviving cancer much more likely.

Breakthrough: The Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The world’s first-ever cancer vaccine is generating great excitement. The new vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer by protecting women from the human papillomavirus (HPV), is now available in Thailand and many other countries. Here’s a look at the important questions being asked about this exciting medical breakthrough against one of the most dangerous cancers among women.

Prevention: 10 Ways to Lower Your Cancer Risk

Prevention is the best cure for cancer. Start reducing your risk today with these simple ideas. cancer rarely discriminates. It affects young and old, men and women, rich and poor. In the world’s most developed nations, and in the least, several types of cancer rank among the major causes of death. The good news is, we’re learning more and more about what causes cancer and how to prevent it. Here are 10 steps you can take now to increase your chances of living a life that’s cancer-free.

Prostate Cancer: Promising New LRP Treatment

Thanks to leading edge non-invasive surgical techniques, laparoscopicradical prostatectomy (LRP) is emerging as one of the most effective and safe treatments for prostate cancer.