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It’s Minority Health Month: A Reminder For Men To Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month presented by the Office of Minority Health.  This year they celebrate 30 Years of Advancing Health Equity. This office addresses disease prevention, health promotion, risk reduction, healthier lifestyle choices, use of health care services and barriers to health care for racial and ethnic minorities. This month we would like to bring more more…

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Follow Up Ultra Sounds Can Aid in Breast Cancer Detection

Connecticut was the first state to enact groundbreaking legislation mandating that patients undergoing mammography be educated about their breast density with the option to have a follow-up ultrasound. Jean M. Weigert, head of breast imaging for the Hospital of Central Connecticut, performed a chart review to see how well this process worked in detecting cancers more…

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26 Things You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

Diagram showing the location of the male prostate.

Just Where is The Prostate? by Robert Warren Hess When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer 11 years ago, I had no idea what a prostate was or even where it was located. All I knew was that apparently it could kill me. And when I began talking with my doctor getting my head around more…

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