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Cancer

  • Cancer Facts For People Over 50
    Find information on the basics of cancer, its symptoms, recommended tests and screenings, treatment options, and steps for prevention. 
  • Prostate Problems
    Learn about men's health and prostate problems, like chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) and prostate cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, etc.
  • Skin Care and Aging
    Learn to care for your aging skin, including dry skin, and lower your risk for skin cancer—basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
  • Smell and Taste: Spice of Life
    The senses of smell and taste can fade with age, affecting your ability to taste foods. Learn what can cause loss of smell and taste—like certain types of medications or chemotherapy—and what can be done to help with these problems.
  • Smoking: It's Never Too Late to Stop
    Read about the health benefits of quitting smoking, get tips to help you stop, and learn about the dangers of smoking and smokeless tobacco. No matter your age, it’s never too late to quit smoking and improve your health.
  • Understanding Lung Problems—Make Each Breath Healthy
    Get information about lung problems common among older people—chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, and lung cancer. Read about symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments.