Prevention

February 28, 2014

HPV Vaccination

There is no treatment for HPV, but there are two FDA-approved vaccines on the market: Cervarix® (HPV2) prevents HPV16 and HPV18 and Gardasil® (HPV4) prevents HPV16, HPV18, HPV6, and HPV11. Both vaccines are administered as a three-dose series. Cervarix is licensed for use only in females, whereas Gardasil is licensed for use in both males […]

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November 15, 2013

8 Tips for Good Health after Cancer

Cancer survivors are at increased risk for certain other diseases, such as osteoporosis—a condition in which the bones become less dense and likely to fracture—and diabetes. The reason is that medications that decrease the risk of recurrence can reduce levels of circulating hormones throughout the body that build bone. Some medicines may also affect your […]

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November 15, 2013

Coffee: Good or Bad?

In recent years results from a number of studies have been released describing the health benefits of coffee. Researchers have reported that coffee consumption can be linked to a lower risk for several types of cancer, including some oral cancers¹, skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma)² and prostate cancer³. In addition, in 2012 a National Institutes […]

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