Cancer

  • Abben Cancer Center Hosts Survivors Day Celebration

    posted on Friday, May 24, 2019 Abben Cancer Center of Spencer Hospital is hosting a Survivors' Day Celebration on Monday, June 3 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at Abben Cancer Center. This event provides an opportunity for all people living with a history of cancer or currently undergoing cancer care to connect with each other, celebrate milestones and recognize those who have supported them along the way.

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  • Colon Screenings Saves Lives; Recommendations Now Include Younger Adults

    posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 The month of March prompts us to start searching for signs of spring. Since March is also National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we encourage you to search for signs of potential health concerns.

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  • Colon Cancer Screening is Easy

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Monday, March 26, 2018 According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Iowa. But it doesn't have to be. It is one of the most preventable types of cancer. If you are 50 or older, a screening test could save your life!

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  • Worried about lung cancer? This screening may help you breathe easier.

    posted on Monday, November 13, 2017 According to the national CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer, with cigarette smoking linked to 80-90 percent of lung cancers in the United States

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