May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and it is time to start protecting yourself and your family against the fastest growing form of cancer in America. Learn how the letters “ABCD” can help your skin, and several ways of lowering your risk of developing melanoma with the following infographic from Northwest Pharmacy. Keep your skin happy and healthy this summer, and every day.
At times, celebrities may give off an appearance of invincibility. We see them on the movie screens and our television sets, but the reality is they are people who hurt, struggle, and overcome difficulties just like the rest of us. Co-anchor of “Good Morning America,” Robin Roberts is evidence of illness and victory all in the public eye. This infographic presented by InsuranceQuotes highlights five lessons we can learn from her health struggles.
Where you live and using certain household items could put you at a higher risk for cancer. This infographic presented by Best Nursing Schools highlights America’s cancer hotspots as well as household items that may cause cancer. Check it out below to learn more.
Have you heard of CyberKnife? This noninvasive cancer treatment option utilizes lasers to treat cancerous tissues and give the body the support it needs. Not only is this treatment safe, but it also results in a 93% disease-free survival rate after 5 years! View this infographic created by Colorado CyberKnife VSI for more details.
Cancer is the epidemic of modern times. One of the most common manifestations of this disease is breast cancer, which affects not only one in eight women, but also thousands of men in the United States as well. Early detection is the key to surviving breast cancer, so share this infographic to help people learn more about beating this deadly disease.
In the infographic below by Mount Sinai Medical Center, learn about the three main types of ovarian cancer, the risk factors, symptoms, treatment options and ways to minimize your risk of getting it.
Find out fast facts about all types of headaches, ranging from cluster and chronic through migraine and sinus, and simple remedies for relief in this infographic from Mount Sinai Medical Center.
The following infographic from Mesothelioma Help displays some pretty gripping statistics about incidence and survival rates for various cancer sites as well as incidence percentages by state. The purpose of the graphic is to share importance of focusing on a cure for cancer and asking people to support the organizations that are working hard to find one.
Cancer it is a word that strikes fear into the hearts and minds of people both young and old, the world over. This infographic, published by MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com, provides educational information about this deadliest of diseases.
There’s no doubt that skin cancer is a killer, but thankfully the news about sun exposure isn’t all bad. In fact, a small amount of sunshine is actually healthy because it provides our bodies with vitamin D. The following infographic, published by ReuseThisBag.com, will help you to learn more about skin cancer and the effects of sun exposure (both good and bad).
Spending $3 to $4 dollars everyday for a cup of coffee is an action millions of Americans do without a second thought during their morning routines. By donating the same amount to cancer research, they could impact countless cancer patients and their families. As viewers will see, if just nine people at the office dropped their coffee habit for one year, they could cover all of one cancer’s patient’s medical costs.
Did you know that 733,000 office buildings in the United States still contain asbestos materials? Or that 155,000 mechanics and automotive garage workers are potentially exposed to asbestos materials? Asbestos is one of the main causes of mesothelioma cancer. It is deadly. Life expectancy is an average of 8-11 months after diagnose. This infographic from Mesothelioma Blog lays out some of the facts on the danger of asbestos and mesothelioma.
I hate cancer. It has taken more loved ones than I care to mention. Want to help your body fight this terrible disease? The foods you put in your salad can help. Use this handy infographic published by MD Anderson Cancer Center to build a cancer-fighting salad.