Items Tagged ‘infographic’

May 1st, 2017

Check It Out: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Although the majority of skin cancers fall under basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (number of cases estimated to be around 5 million), most deaths are a result of melanoma which accounts for approximately 1% of cases. In 2016, the ACS estimates 76,380 […]

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Tags: awareness, General Skin Cancer, infographic, Melanoma, News, Recurrent Melanoma, Screening/Prevention Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Stage III Melanoma, Stage IV Melanoma, Stages I-II Melanoma, support


February 18th, 2016

February: Gallbladder and Bile Duct Awareness Month

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Located underneath the liver, the gallbladder is responsible for the concentration and storage of bile which helps to digest the fats in food as they pass through the intestines. Bile is either released from the liver directly into ducts that carry it to the small intestine, or is stored in the gallbladder and released later. When […]

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Tags: awareness, bile duct cancer, February, gallbladder cancer, Gastric Cancer, infographic, Liver Cancer, News