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Facing Cancer
Facing Cancer

Facing cancer can either cripple you or it can motivate you to take action. As a pragmatic person, Kathy saw her possible heath scare as a time to trust that she will be taken care of. If you were faced with the possibility of cancer would you take action or would you be crippled in […]

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Breast Cancer FAQ
Breast Cancer FAQ

How can women protect themselves against breast cancer? Early detection is a woman’s best defence against breast cancer. The cause of breast cancer is unknown and little can be done to prevent it. There are several studies looking at the role of designer drugs (tamoxifen) and dietary prevention (low-fat) diets in preventing breast cancer. Does […]

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Increased Cancer Rates for Seniors
Increased Cancer Rates for Seniors

Living longer may not be all that it is cracked up to be. A report published in Cancer (May 2002), a publication of the American Cancer Society, used census information and current statistics on cancer incidence rates to project future cancer rates. The good news: cancer rates have declined steadily since 1973. The bad news: […]

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Can You Control Your Risk of Cancer?
Can You Control Your Risk of Cancer?

Are you tired of hearing that everything causes cancer? Do you feel like it is impossible to avoid it? Do you worry about pesticides, breast implants, artificial additives, cell phones, beef hormones, power lines or artificial sweeteners giving you cancer? In today’s world, cancer risk is a reality. The latest research has found that there […]

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Cancer Without Fear
Cancer Without Fear

Profile on: Roger Neilson, former NHL coach.

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Breast Cancer Awareness
Breast Cancer Awareness

It seems that everyone I know has been touched by cancer in some way – whether it be a personal struggle or supporting someone they know through it. At the Health Unit, we receive many phone calls from people requesting information on cancer. As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I thought an article on […]

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Cancer Fighting Foods
Cancer Fighting Foods

You’ve heard it before . . . eat your broccoli, it’s good for you! Well, it’s true. Eating more broccoli, citrus fruits, onions and soy beans may help to protect you from cancer. And not just because of the nutrients they contain . . . it’s more likely because of the chemicals found in these […]

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Cancer Fighting Foods
Cancer Fighting Foods

You’ve heard it before . . . eat your broccoli, it’s good for you! Well, it’s true. Eating more broccoli, citrus fruits, onions and soy beans may help to protect you from cancer. And not just because of the nutrients they contain . . . it’s more likely because of the chemicals found in these […]

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Finding Peace with Cancer
Finding Peace with Cancer

It’s the news no one wants to hear: It’s cancer. Norm had just returned from a trip to Bolivia and felt ill, so he visited his doctor. He wasn’t prepared for what he heard next, but he found a way to face his situation with a peaceful heart. Would you like to discover peace, despite […]

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Prostate Cancer: The Preventable Killer
Prostate Cancer: The Preventable Killer

A man’s prostate is not exactly a subject anyone gets a thrill out of thinking or talking about. Read on anyway, because when it comes to a man’s prostate, a lack of information can be hazardous to his health. Caught early enough, there’s a better than 90 percent cure rate for prostate cancer. First, medical facts […]

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