A lot of people think that cancer “runs in the family,” but the truth is that fewer than 10 percent of cancers are the direct result of a genetic defect . Still, patients are increasingly referred for genetic counseling, because the results can help them make treatment decisions for themselves and also help family members to better understand their own risks.
A Fox Chase Cancer Center researcher evaluating atomic bomb survivor data concluded that there should be no concern regarding low-dose radiation exposures to children and cancer risk from pediatric CT scans. The data on the long-term health effects of the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is generally regarded as the most important data for estimating health effects of radiation.
Specialists from Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Temple Head & Neck Institute performed cancer screens on nearly 300 people from April 12-15, 2016 in observance of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week.
Your voice is one of your most intimate instruments of expression. With it, you convey how you want to be perceived and understood. Are you brave or shy? Intimidating or approachable? Strict or easygoing? Your voice conveys not only who you are, but also how you are feeling. Are you nervous, happy, scared, angry, or indifferent?