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Men’s Health & Cancer Awareness

Men’s Health – Potential Cancer Symptoms   Knowing early warning signs for cancer, noticing changes in your body, and communicating openly with your health care provider can save your life.  Common symptoms associated with cancer are outlined below. If any of the symptoms on the list apply to you, don’t wait, make an appointment with your doctor and thoroughly discuss your situation.   Changes in Urination - As men age, many notice changes in their [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Skin Cancer Awareness

A TAN DOES NOT MEAN “HEALTHY!”   The sun’s light feels good on our skin, but that tan that people have come to associate with health is the first sign of skin damage. Exposure to the sun’s rays accelerates aging and increases the risk of skin cancer.   Protect Your Skin From the Sun   Don’t get sunburned. Wear sunscreen. Limit your time in the sun. Wear clothes that provide UV protection (shirts, pants, hats). [...]

By | May 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Colorectal Cancer Awareness & Prevention

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.   Colorectal cancer is a highly preventable and treatable disease. Being aware of the risk factors and symptoms and following screening guidelines is key.   Symptoms of colorectal cancer:   Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. It is often referred to as colon cancer. Symptoms of colorectal cancer often are not apparent in its early stages. In fact, the most common symptom is NO symptom, [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cancer Awareness & Prevention

Healthy Habits Lower Your Cancer Risk February is Cancer Awareness & Prevention Month. We all are aware of the fact that life style choices impact our overall health and that many types of cancer are directly associated with unhealthy habits. Tobacco and Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women and the most preventable form of cancer death in the world. Besides lung cancer, [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cervical Cancer Awareness & Prevention

  January is cervical cancer awareness month.   Cervical cancer prevention can be as basic as getting a vaccination against the HPV virus. While all of the causes of cervical cancer are not clear, we do know that HPV plays a role in causing cervical cancer (as well as other cancers that affect both men and women).   Although HPV is very common, most women with HPV never develop cervical cancer. Consequently, other factors, such as [...]

By | January 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bluegrass Benefit Concert

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 7PM at the Hill House Inn presented by CRC and Mendocino Stories & Events                                                Come out to celebrate the Cancer Resource Centers' 20th Anniversary for their first event of 2015 with Mendocino Stories & Events.  This exciting evening will bring a great lineup of bluegrass music and is scheduled [...]

By | January 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments