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Archive for September, 2016

NEWBORN SCREENING AWARENESS MONTH

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month There are a number of potentially devastating diseases that can be present in a newborn but hidden at the time of birth. These diseases, if undetected by newborn screening, have the potential to cause medical problems as the baby grows, and severely alter a life that could have otherwise… read more


NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

September is national Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Ovarian Cancer. Get the Facts Ovarian Cancer is one of the deadliest of women’s cancers. Each year, approximately 21,980 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It is estimated by the World Health Organization IARC department that there are over 238,000 new cases diagnosed annually and nearly 152,000… read more


SEPTEMBER IS PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

BE AWARE AND INFORMED What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland (a walnut-sized gland) present only in men found in the pelvis, wrapped around the urethra (the tube through which urine exits the body). Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer that develops in men other than skin… read more


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