Topics :: cancer screening

Sloan Kettering Holds One-Day Conference on LGBT Cancer

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 17, 2014
The National LGBT Cancer Network, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are presenting a one-day conference on Cancer in the LGBT Communities on January 18 in NYC.

Colon Cancer Testing May Be Leveling Off in US

By Mike Stobbe | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
After years of steady increases, testing for colon cancer may be leveling off, a federal report suggests.

WHO Agency: Air Pollution Causes Cancer

By Maria Cheng | Friday Oct 18, 2013
The International Agency for Research on Cancer declared on Thursday that air pollution is a carcinogen, alongside known dangers such as asbestos, tobacco and ultraviolet radiation.

Report Finds Aging US Faces Crisis in Cancer Care

By Lauran Neergaard | Thursday Sep 12, 2013
The U.S. is facing a crisis in how to deliver cancer care, as the baby boomers reach their tumor-prone years and doctors have a hard time keeping up with complex new treatments.

Philly’s Bebashi Program Holds 4th Annual "Breast Fest"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 12, 2013
Bebashi Transition to Hope hosts its 4th Annual "Breast Fest" on August 13, to raise awareness about breast cancer and educate women on the importance of routine screenings.

Jewelry to Stand Up to Breast Cancer

Tuesday Nov 22, 2011
New York artist Leonor Caraballo was diagnosed with breast cancer. One of her first questions was: what does the tumor look like? The need to face the enemy led her and her husband, Abou, to embark on a pioneering project to visualize breast cancer.

"Think Pink" Beauty Companies Team Up to Fight Breast Cancer

Thursday Oct 6, 2011
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Caswell-Massey and GiannaRose Atelier have created a "Think Pink" program, donating a portion of the proceeds from the sales of Fresh Cut Flowers scented products & Pink Ribbon Soaps to Breast Cancer Awareness.

Pink Pumps Fight Breast Cancer

Saturday Oct 1, 2011
This October for Breast Cancer Awareness, Charles David of California is partnering with the Breast Cancer Charities of America (BCCA) with an iGoPink: Fashion Fights Breast Cancer exclusive pump.

Indoor Tanning’s UV Radiation Declared a Known Carcinogen

Sunday May 1, 2011
Despite repeated warnings from dermatologists on the health dangers of tanning, a large percentage of Caucasians admitted using tanning beds or intentionally tanning outdoors in the past year.

Colon cancer screenings up, breast rate stalled

By Mike Stobbe | Thursday Jul 8, 2010
More older Americans are getting tested for colon cancer, with nearly two out of three getting recommended screenings. Meanwhile, rates for breast cancer screening remain stuck on a higher plateau, according to a government report released Tuesday.