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Cancer prevention for gay men

Written by Michelle Cyca on Tuesday, November 18, 2014

November is a month for thinking about men’s health, with Movember campaigns in full gear to raise awareness about prostate cancer, the most common cancer affecting men.

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Cancer risk and Aboriginal communities

Written by Michelle Cyca on Thursday, June 19, 2014

June 21 marks National Aboriginal Day in Canada, a day when our indigenous communities are celebrated for their history and culture. This day can also be a reminder of some of the challenges faced by First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples in achieving health and quality of life. Although there are limited data specific to Aboriginal peoples and cancer rates, cancer incidence is rising dramatically in Aboriginal populations, and Aboriginal people are likely to be diagnosed at a later stage of disease than non-Aboriginal people, lowering their chances of survival.

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