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Ask The Expert: Prostate Cancer

Second to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in American men. Roughly 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. How is prostate cancer…

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Women’s Wellness: Colon Cancer Awareness

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) – “It usually starts in the form of a polyp, which is just a little outgrowth of abnormal cells, and then over a process, probably about…

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I Recommend Cancer Protection!

As the days of summer wane and school physicals and forms start to pour into the office, the question never fails. “Do we need any shots?” As many of my…

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Melanoma & Skin Cancer

How can I prevent melanoma and other types of skin cancer? The most preventable risk factor for skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, found in natural sunlight as…

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Women’s Wellness: Skin Cancer & Melanoma

04/20/16 – Every Wednesday on FOX44 News at 9 p.m., hosts a segment focused on women’s wellness. This week we interviewed Dr. Stephanie Frederic, a dermatologist at the Baton Rouge…

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Can Colon Cancer Be Prevented?

How is colon cancer detected? Colonoscopy is the recommended test to screen for colorectal cancer by the American College of Gastroenterology. Most patients should begin screening for colorectal cancer at…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

If breast cancer doesn’t run in my family, can I get it? Yes. Every woman has some risk of breast cancer. About 80% of women who get breast cancer have…

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Skin Cancer: What You Should Know

Q:  What causes skin cancer? A:   Several factors influence who gets skin cancer, but we now know that ultraviolet light exposure is a major risk factor for skin cancer.  Ultraviolet light…

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