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    Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    Each year, about 12,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer. Cervical cancer happens most often in women 30 years or older but all women are at risk. What causes cervical cancer? Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by a high-risk type of HPV. HPV is a virus that is passed from person […]

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    Decreased risk of colorectal cancer linked with higher selenium levels

    An essential micronutrient for human health, foods such as brazil nuts, shellfish, red meat and offal are rich in selenium. According to the National Institutes of Health, selenium plays roles in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism and DNA syntheses, and has protective benefits against oxidative damage and infection. Low selenium intake has been associated with increased risk […]

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    Arkansas Cancer Summit XVI

    Cancer has touched the lives of virtually every family in Arkansas.  The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) is a network of over 1,000 cancer control stakeholders from across the state working collectively to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, the burden of cancer for every Arkansan.  Progress is being made.  Education, early screening and detection and improved treatment […]

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    ACC “Stomping Out Tobacco Day” at the Arkansas State Fair

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