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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is legislation that allows eligible employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave every 12 months, in addition to paid sick time, for serious illness, and ensures that employees will be able to keep their jobs and existing medical coverage when they return.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the US governmental agency responsible for protecting public health. It oversees the safety of the food supply, as well as the safety and effectiveness of drugs and medical equipment. Cancer treatments and procedures must pass several phases of testing to achieve FDA approval.

Free radicals are unstable molecules in the body that can damage DNA and leave cells vulnerable to cancer.

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