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Should I Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Should I Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer screenings could save the lives of some patients. When it comes to deaths caused by cancer, lung cancer leads the pack for both men and women. What can you do to protect yourself from this scary diagnosis? Along …

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FAQs About Lung Cancer

FAQs About Lung Cancer

Each year in the U.S. about 220,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer — learn more about this disease and how it can be prevented. Lung Cancer Awareness month is recognized each November to raise awareness and promote prevention.  Get …

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Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

It’s easy to think that cancer only happens to other people, but in reality it can strike anyone at any time without warning. Some types of cancer can be diagnosed before symptoms arise and in some cases, preventative screenings can …

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1 in 8 Women Get Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk

1 in 8 Women Get Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk

Although researchers have found some genetic, or inherited, causes of breast cancer, the cause of most cases is unknown. According to Mayo Clinic, preventing breast cancer begins with understanding the risk factors that you can control. Things like your diet …

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What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer

What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer

Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading killer in the United States. Colorectal cancer can occur in the colon or the rectum. The colon is the large intestine that leads into the passageway, …

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Prostate Cancer Screening: Four Things You Need to Know

Prostate Cancer Screening: Four Things You Need to Know

  Prostate cancer is a disease that affects about one in six men, so early detection is essential. Screening helps in detecting cancer early on, when treatment will be most effective. However, there a few things you should know about …

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Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer This Summer

Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer This Summer

The sun is shining and the beach is beckoning—summer is the perfect time to be outdoors. Whether it’s a trip to the beach or a quick zip around the house to mow the lawn, you should protect yourself from the …

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What You Should Know about Melanoma

What You Should Know about Melanoma

As the weather heats up in Florida, our thoughts turn to fun and frolic on its beaches. Sunning, outdoor sports and, evening gardening are all excellent ways to spend time during sunny months. Unfortunately, all that sun can prove detrimental …

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All Hands on Deck: Multidisciplinary Cancer Treatment

All Hands on Deck: Multidisciplinary Cancer Treatment

There are over 200 different forms of cancer that can develop in over 60 organs throughout the human body. Nearly all of the different types of cells in the body can become over productive and generate excess cells, resulting in …

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