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Must-know facts about testicular cancer

Written by Community Health Network on 6/14/2014 6:00:00 AM

June is Men's Health Cancer Awareness Month, so we're going balls to the walls to help you prevent cancers like testicular cancer.

What is testicular cancer?
Like the name states, testicular cancer is cancer of the testicles, a part of the male reproductive system. These two organs are each normally somewhat smaller than a golf ball and are contained within a sac of skin called the scrotum. The scrotum hangs beneath the base of the penis. continue reading ...


Breast cancer prevention should start early with Dr. Robert Goulet

Written by Community Health Network on 3/26/2014 2:15:00 PM

Take steps now to prevent breast cancer

An article published in The Cancer Journal for Clinicians, Wednesday, states that half of breast cancers in the U.S. might be avoided if women adopted healthier lifestyles sooner in life, and the highest-risk women took preventive drugs like tamoxifen.

The article reviews breast cancer primary prevention strategies that are applicable to all women, discusses the underutilization of chemoprevention in high-risk women, highlights the additional advances that could be made by including young women in prevention efforts.

"This article is re-stating many things we have known for some time regarding breast cancer prevention," said Dr. Robert Goulet, breast surgeon and MD Anderson certified physician with Community Physician Network. "However, I agree that we don’t place enough emphasis on preventive strategies at all ages." continue reading ...


Top Hoosier cancers

Written by Community Health Network on 2/18/2014 6:00:00 AM

Schedule a lung screening.
If you're a current or past smoker, call at 800-777-7775 or visit us online to schedule a $99 lung screening.


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1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Could you be at risk? Learn more and find out if a prostate screening is right for you here.


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