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AHSC Blog: Cancer

Doctor examining throat of patient in clinic
Tags: men's health, head and neck cancer, human papillomavirus, HPV, STD, sexually transmitted diseases, alcohol, tobacco, vacccine, oral hygiene

Historically, the most important risk factors for head and neck cancer — which can strike anywhere from the lips to the larynx, and up into the sinuses and nasal cavity — consisted of alcohol use, tobacco use (... read more

Image of a stethoscope with fruits and vegetables
Tags: Cancer, diet, exercising, hydration, prevention, fiber, healthy eating, obesity

Cancer is expected to exceed cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in Arizona within the next 20 years. While exemplary treatments are available and new immunotherapies hold promise for curing the disease,... read more

 Photo from the National Institues of Health Website. http://www.nih.gov/researchmatters /june2012/images/microbiome_l.jpg
Tags: Cancer, bacteria, microbiome, genomics, precision health, endometrial cancer

Although one of the top 10 cancer types in the United States, a lot of people haven’t heard of endometrial cancer. The endometrium is the lining of the uterus and endometrial cancer is projected to cause nearly 11,000... read more