June 29, 2020
Breast Cancer Screenings During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Essential—and S...
Many women have been faced with the decision of whether to skip or postpone routine mammograms during the current pandemic to avoid potential exposure to the coronavirus. It is important to know that when it comes to breast cancer screenings, staying home... read more
June 19, 2020
Bladder Cancer: Why a Second Opinion Matters
It’s always a good idea to seek a second opinion for a cancer diagnosis before starting treatment, but in the case of bladder cancer, getting another expert’s take is especially recommended. “About 50% of patients seeking a second opinion for bladder... read more
June 18, 2020
Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Understanding t...
More than three million people in the U.S. live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a term for chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Unfortunately, having one of the two most common inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative... read more
June 11, 2020
Rare Cancers: Why Getting a Second Opinion is a Good Idea
Seeking a second opinion is especially important for patients diagnosed with a rare type of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, rare cancers are those that affect fewer than 40,000 people per year in the U.S. As a group, they make up... read more
June 5, 2020
Epigenetics: A New Frontier in Cancer Treatment
You may have heard that mutations in certain genes can lead to the development of cancer. But, did you know that factors influencing how a gene functions can also cause cells to become cancerous? There is an exciting area of research that’s gaining... read more
June 1, 2020
New Clinical Trial Hopes to Set Standards for Penile Cancer Treatment
Most people have never met someone who has been diagnosed with penile cancer, a condition that occurs when cancerous cells form on the tissues of the penis. That is because penile cancer is rare, with only about 2,200 new cases diagnosed each year in the... read more