June 25, 2019
5 Summer Safety Tips for Cancer Patients and Survivors
Summer can pose unique health challenges for those dealing with cancer. Whether you’re a long-term survivor or are still undergoing treatment, here’s how to stay healthy and safe while enjoying the season. 1. Fend off food poisoning. Cancer therapies can... read more
June 6, 2019
What is Benign Breast Disease?
Updated: February 25, 2020 Cancer may be the first thing that comes to mind if you notice a lump or change in one of your breasts. But before getting overly concerned, here’s something to keep in mind: Most breast changes are considered benign (... read more
June 5, 2019
Heartburn and Cancer: Understand the Potential Risk
Updated: February 3, 2020 No one likes having heartburn—that burning feeling in the throat and chest. If heartburn is only an occasional nuisance, it’s usually nothing to worry about. But frequent bouts of heartburn could signal a condition called GERD,... read more
May 20, 2019
To Use or Not To Use? What to Know About Bug Spray, Sunscreen, and Can...
Insect repellents and sunscreen can help you steer clear of harmful bug bites and sunburns. But can their ingredients increase the risk for cancer? With the arrival of warmer weather, here’s what you should know about these products—and whether the benefits... read more
May 15, 2019
Coping with Cancer’s Impact on Body Image
Treatment plans for cancer can help manage or even cure the disease. But those treatments can sometimes alter a patient’s appearance. Many cancer therapies can cause profound changes to the way people look. Most people are familiar with common chemotherapy... read more
May 15, 2019
7 Things to Know About Indoor Tanning
Updated: February 11, 2020 Bronzing up at the tanning salon before hitting the beach or pool might not seem like a big deal. But that new glow can come at a hefty price. “Our culture sees tan skin as healthy or youthful,” said Jeffrey Farma, MD, FACS, a... read more