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Colorectal cancer, prevention and early detection

Although a leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, if detected early, colorectal cancer can be more easily and successfully treated.

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How Not Listening to My Doctor May Have Saved My Life

With the recent news of Rita Wilson’s cancer scare, and how listening to her intuition helped her possibly save her life, I thought it relevant to talk about my own experience which is very much like Rita’s. 564 more words

The Best Protection is Early Detection

I came across a post by Taylor Swift today that hit close to home. For those of you who don’t know, this Christmas Taylor and her brother asked her mom to see a doctor as her gift to them. 733 more words


5 Minutes Could Save Your Life

We know that cancer is scary. It is the BIG C. You may not know it but Oral Cancer moves very quickly. Why? The truth is that oral cancer may already be developing in the mouth very subtly and painlessly. 606 more words


Ellen Shaw de Paredes Breast Cancer Foundation will host its 3rd Annual 'Rise & Shine For Hope Breakfast'

RICHMOND, Va – Norah Lind, M.Ed., PH.D, Executive Director at Ellen Shaw de Paredes Breast Cancer Foundation, shared information for the 3rd Annual ‘Rise & Shine For Hope Breakfast.’ This event looks to carry on the mission of Founder  Ellen Shaw de Paredes to make the early detection of breast cancer a possibility for all women by providing access to care for women who are turned away by other programs. 53 more words

Virginia This Morning

Are You at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

March is Colon-Rectal Cancer Awareness Month! Too many of my friends, relatives, patients, and clients have been affected by this disease. March 5th was National Colon Cancer Day. 877 more words

10 Early Signs of Dementia

As people age it is natural that they become somewhat forgetful or disorganized in certain areas of their life. It is also normal that they do not function on the same level as they once did. 266 more words