One of the toughest decisions currently facing women involves breast cancer screening. When should mammograms begin, and should self-exams or clinical exams by a health provider be embraced? A leading group just posted new guidelines, shedding new light on this important issue.
The latest report on the toll of cancer over the last quarter-century, by the American Cancer Society and the CDC, shows that cancer death rates are way down, and new cancer cases (incidence) as well, contrary to the doom-sayers predictions.
Today is the 38th Great American Smokeout, sponsored since 1976 by the American Cancer Society. So why is the American Cancer Society trying to preserve cigarette markets and dissuade smokers from quitting?
Dr. Gilbert Ross in The American, November 20, 2013 Anyone with a modicum of knowledge regarding public health will agree that the most important, devastating, and preventable issue facing America is the human toll of cigarettes. Yet our nation s main...[Read more.]