Most people don’t know that breast cancer can affect men too. Though it is rare, if you have certain genes you are at a higher risk.
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An estimated 217,730 men will be diagnosed with the disease in 2010. It is estimated that 32,050 deaths from this disease will occur this year.
Prostate cancer runs a second to skin malignancy incidence in men and, except for lung cancer, is attributed to more deaths than any other cancer. It is estimated that about 1 out of 6 men will be diagnosed with this disease during his lifetime, and only 1 man in 34 will die of it.
More people die of lung cancer each year than colon, breast and prostrate cancer combined.
There are a number of possible causes of lung cancer and Dr. Mamus and his staff at the Cancer Center of Sarasota-Manatee have the experience and resources to test, identify and treat all types of lung cancer whether it is caused from smoking, asbestos, toxic chemicals, or cancer that began somewhere else in the body and spread to the lungs.
One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer in their lifetime.
If you think that you may have breast cancer because you have a discharge from your nipple, have discovered a lump or noticed a change in the size of your breasts then the Cancer Center of Sarasota Manatee can help you.
Laurie Codding proudly says that she was Florida’s first female plumbing contractor in the 1980s.
The 53-year-old former Bradenton resident — she lived off Cortez Road in the 1990s and now lives in Venice — says being a plumber with all its bending, lifting and stretching made her so strong and healthy that people would ask her what gymnasium she worked out in.
Hello! I’m so excited about an event I just signed up for – the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. There are a lot of breast cancer events out there, but I’m walking and fundraising for the American Cancer Society because they are the leader in the fight to end breast cancer – doing the most in every community to help women with breast cancer today and working tirelessly to find cures to end the disease tomorrow.
We are proud to announce that Tania Gontarek, Cancer Center’s Front Desk Supervisor is getting married on Friday August 23, 2013, to fiance David Breslau! Everyone at MaxHealth/Cancer Center wishes you both a life time of health & happiness!