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Brain Cancer Awareness Month

Brain Cancer Awareness Month

May has been designated as Brain Cancer Awareness month by the American Cancer Society. Other than radiation exposure, there are no known lifestyle-related or environmental causes of brain and spinal cord tumors, so at this time there is no known way to protect...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May has been designated as Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month by the American Cancer Society. Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer in the United States. Skin cancer starts in the cells of the skin. Some other types of cancer start in other parts...

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Scoop of Strength

Scoop of Strength Join us in celebrating National Cancer Survivor Day with ice cream social, crafts and music performances. Friday, June 2, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hall Perrine Cancer Center 701 10th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA Convenient Parking off Tenth St SE...

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National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Most testicular cancers can be found at an early stage. In some men, early testicular cancers cause symptoms that lead them to seek medical attention. Most of the time a lump on the testicle is the first symptom, or...

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National Colorectal Awareness Cancer Month

National Colorectal Awareness Cancer Month

March is designated as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by the American Cancer Society. Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum. These cancers can also be named colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where they start. Colon...

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January has been designated as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month by the American Cancer Society. Cervical pre-cancers are diagnosed far more often than invasive cervical cancer. Cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women....

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A Conversation with Dr. Nabi

A Conversation with Dr. Nabi

Dr. Jasmine Nabi is a medical oncologist, a physician trained in internal medicine specializing in the treatment of cancer with medicines, also called chemotherapy. She is a physician with Mercy Hospital’s Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids, and for the past...

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