110 Posts

Lung nodules

May 5, 2021

When to worry about lung nodules and how to find the answers you need

If you've been told you have a lung nodule, you're probably worried and you probably have questions. Here's how to find the answers you need.

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Skin cancer

May 4, 2021

5 surprising spots where skin cancers may hide

Some skin cancers may occur anywhere on the body and show up in a variety of ways.

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Dr. Kevin Woods

March 25, 2021

Dr. Woods: Busting colorectal cancer myths

Colorectal cancer is the third-most common type of cancer in the United States, but several myths need to be addressed so people can identify their level of risk for developing the disease.

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Dr. Vashi

March 23, 2021

Dr. Vashi: It’s time to get screened for colorectal cancer

Dr. Vashi: . Let's spread the word on colorectal screening so we may continue to see declines in new cases.

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March 11, 2021

Colorectal cancer cases are declining. So why get screened earlier?

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has recommend lowering the age to begin colorectal cancer screenings.

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February 9, 2021

Obesity and cancer: Increasing risks, complicating treatments

Obesity may raise the risk for many diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke and at least 13 different types of cancer.

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Elective procedures

December 11, 2020

What is an elective procedure? Not your cancer care

When it comes to cancer, it’s important for patients to know that few procedures are considered optional.

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November 18, 2020

Continued smoking may affect cancer patients’ treatments, symptoms and side effects

A cancer diagnosis doesn’t mean it’s too late to quit smoking.

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Prostate cancer

November 16, 2020

4 things we can learn about prostate cancer from a TV weatherman

Al Roker revealed several aspects of his prostate cancer diagnosis that may be helpful in educating men about the disease.

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