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 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
May 7, 2020
How to Self-Check for Signs of Skin Cancer
It's always a good time to evaluate your skin’s health and do a self-check for any concerning areas. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer in the United States. It is estimated that 1 in 5... read more
March 4, 2020
Colonoscopies: You Have Questions, We Have Answers
Getting a colonoscopy isn’t on anyone’s fun list, but the test can help you and your doctor assess your colon health and cancer risk. Here’s what you should know about this potentially lifesaving screening test. Who should be screened for colorectal cancer... read more
February 12, 2020
Tumor Profiling: A Key to Personalized Cancer Care
You may already know how targeted cancer therapies differ from traditional cancer treatment options (like chemotherapy or radiation), but what determines if a patient can receive a targeted therapy? Often, it comes down to the results of a tumor profile... read more
October 11, 2019
Are Mammograms Needed After Breast Reconstruction?
Over the years, routine mammograms have helped save countless lives. If you’re a woman who has had a mastectomy and breast reconstruction, you may think about that fact and wonder—do I still need to be screened for cancer in my reconstructed breast? “The... read more