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It is estimated more than two million men are living with prostate cancer in the United States, with about one in six expected to get the disease at some point in their lives, according to the American Cancer Society. Thankfully, new treatment technologies are making surviving the disease more likely than ever. But there's a catch -- more and more Americans are too large to be treated using traditional equipment.
Enter CTVision, which combines top of the line CT and radiation technologies to locate tumors and to deliver radiation therapy directly to them. This results in better and more effective cancer treatment for patients of all shapes and sizes.
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One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Although 50 percent of women think breast cancer is hereditary, only 10 percent of breast cancer sufferers have a genetic history of the disease.
LUNA, the makers of whole nutrition bars for women®, and the Breast Cancer Fund (BCF) recently announced the results of a national survey and the launch of a public education program to provide women with five easy, everyday tips to ask, act and live to prevent breast cancer. Designed to raise public awareness that prevention is as important as early detection and treatment, the Pure Prevention campaign aims to dispel breast cancer myths and arm women with the knowledge that prevention is possible.
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Dr. Donald Urban discusses the choice of radiation seed implant treatment for prostate cancer.