October 3, 2019
Why is Breast Cancer Awareness so Important?
Every October, you likely see a wealth of information about breast cancer. And that is a good thing. Awareness surrounding breast cancer is incredibly important as early detection, often through screening, can catch the disease when it is most treatable.... read more
September 11, 2019
Cysts vs. Tumors: 7 Things You Need to Know
Updated: February 11, 2020 Whenever we have a new lump, bump, or an unusual mass, it can be easy to assume the worst—cancer. But oftentimes the diagnosis is a benign cyst or tumor. The following seven points can help you understand some key facts about... read more
September 11, 2019
6 Myths About Prostate Cancer
These days, it can be tough to determine if and when you should be screened for prostate cancer. Screening recommendations have gone through significant shifts over the years. Men are urged to have conversations with their doctor about things that were... read more
August 20, 2019
What Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer
After receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer, it’s natural that your first instinct would be to begin treatment immediately. The idea of cancer growing in your body is, understandably, upsetting for many patients. But, prostate cancer treatments like... read more
August 6, 2019
Hereditary vs. Genetic Cancers: What’s the Difference?
When it comes to cancer, the term genetic is often used interchangeably with hereditary. But genetic and hereditary cancers aren’t always the same thing, and the difference could play an important role in how a cancer is treated. Understanding mutations... read more
August 1, 2019
Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Puts Patient Choice First
Current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations state that men ages 55 to 69 should decide for themselves whether to undergo a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test after discussing the potential benefits and harms with their doctor.... read more