Cancer Treatment


More Men are Facing High-Risk Prostate Cancer....

An ongoing debate over the effectiveness of a blood test to detect prostate cancer may have contributed to fewer men getting screened for the disease....

September 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, blood test....

September 4, 2019 / 2 min read


CDC: 92% of Cancers Caused by HPV...

Of the estimated 34,800 cancers likely caused by HPV (human papillomavirus) each year, 92 percent can be prevented by an HPV vaccine, according to a...

August 27, 2019 / 2 min read


Her Skin Condition Called for ‘Scarless’ Parathyroid...

About two years ago, Lynette Boodhoo was told by her endocrinologist that he needed to monitor her hyperparathyroidism. But this past January, Mrs. Boodhoo was...

June 24, 2019 / 2 min read


Sunscreen Ingredients: Clarifying the Confusion

Sunscreen provides vital protection year-round against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are linked to the skin’s premature aging, sunburn and a person’s risk of...

June 11, 2019 / 4 min read


When to Get a Mammogram

Guidelines for undergoing a mammography have shifted over the years, depending on which medical association is writing the guidelines. Most recently, the American College of...

May 29, 2019 / 2 min read


Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

May 22, 2019 / 3 min read


Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

May 20, 2019 / 3 min read


Cancer and Nutrition: ‘Individualized Approach’ is Key

For people with cancer and cancer survivors, nutrition is a crucial but often underestimated part of treatment and ongoing patient care. Both the disease and...

May 14, 2019 / 3 min read