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Cancer Diagnosis Improving for Men and Women

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Cancer is in the news, with an emphasis on diagnosis, and there's something for both men and women!

Women with a family history of breast cancer - or very dense breast tissue should start getting regular screenings in their forties.
http://www.philly.com/philly/health/HealthDay664182_20120430_Here_Are_the_Women_Who_Need_Mammograms_in_Their_40s__Study.html?cmpid=138896554

A new blood test  can identify a genetic change which doubles the risk of breast cancer.
http://gizmodo.com/5906582/new-blood-test-could-predict-breast-cancer-years-in-advance

Each November, men around the world grow a mustache, or, rather, a "mo" to raise funds and awareness about men's health issues, such as prostate cancer.
http://mashable.com/2012/05/01/movember-adam-garone-video/

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