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Support groups aid patients in cancer care

Breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer… three of the more common cancers diagnosed in the country. But even with all of those patients living in America, it would be tough to find people who aren’t feeling alone in the fight for their life...

Commit to Quit at the Great American Smokeout

Each year, more than 480,000 Americans die due to the use of tobacco according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Smoking-related illnesses account for nearly 80 percent of all lung cancer deaths and claim the lives of more Americans than...

Is the Damage From Smoking Reversible?

If you’re not quitting smoking because you think the damage is done, put down that cigarette. The truth is, much of the damage from smoking can be reversed — and in as little as 24 hours after quitting. “It really doesn’t matter how long a person...

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