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City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.

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Does renovating an old house increase cancer risk?

August 10, 2018 | Molly Peck

Before you get started on your next major home renovation, there are risks associated with these types of projects that can increase your risk of cancer.

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Alcohol and cancer risk

August 7, 2018 | Molly Peck

Alcohol use has been linked to several health problems, including certain cancers. The amount of influence alcohol has over cancer risk is currently being researched and debated among researchers.

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What is UV radiation and why is it harmful?

August 2, 2018 | Molly Peck

UV radiation has been linked to several types of skin cancer, as well as some other cancers. Here is what you need to know about what it is and why it is harmful.

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Is there a connection between chronic stress and cancer? (w/videos)

June 5, 2018 | Molly Peck

Avoiding stress is difficult, especially when coping with cancer. Learn more on the connection between cancer and chronic stress and the ways to manage it.

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How Where You Live Affects Your Risk of Cancer

June 2, 2018 | City of Hope

Environment has a direct connection to overall well-being and cancer risk. Where you live matters.

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31 Facts about Skin Cancer

May 8, 2018 | Maxine Nunes

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, here are 31 facts to provide some vital information and bust a few myths about the most widespread, yet most preventable, of all cancers.

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You Asked, We Answer: City of Hope Doctors Tackle Your Skin Cancer Questions

May 7, 2018 | Dory Benford

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., with over 5 million cases diagnosed annually? Because this disease is so prevalent, it’s important to be knowledgeable about how to protect yourself.

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The Diet Dilemma

March 20, 2018 | Dory Benford

Strong evidence supporting the DASH diet's effectiveness has made it popular in hospitals all over the country, including City of Hope, where dietitians create nutrition plans for patients based on this way of eating.

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Every Man Under 55 Needs to Get These Tests Done

February 26, 2018 | Dory Benford

We spoke to Cary Presant, M.D., in the Department of Medical Oncology & Theraputics Research, at City of Hope, about the five tests every man age 55 and under needs to take, whether experiencing specific symptoms or not.

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