April 9, 2019
Still Smoking? Get the Help You Need to Quit
Everyone knows that ditching tobacco is good for your health. Quitting smoking offers immediate health benefits and is a good idea no matter when you started or how long you have smoked. The benefits of quitting smoking Stopping smoking offers the most... read more
March 21, 2019
How Can a Colonoscopy Prevent Colon Cancer?
Over 60 percent of deaths from colorectal cancer could be prevented with screening. Colorectal cancer almost always develops from abnormal growths in the lining of the colon called polyps. These polyps have the potential to grow slowly over time and become... read more
March 14, 2019
Obesity: A Growing Risk For Cancer
Many people know that being overweight can increase the chances of developing some serious health problems like heart disease and diabetes. But there’s another health risk from too many pounds that is often overlooked: Cancer. And it’s a risk that shouldn’t... read more
March 13, 2019
Less Can Mean More When it Comes to Treating Some Cases of Prostate an...
Less can sometimes mean more. And over the last decade, this principle has been increasing in popularity when approaching treatment for some types of cancer; bladder and prostate cancer being two of them. Treatment approaches for bladder and prostate... read more
February 20, 2019
Ovarian Cancer: Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms?
An ovarian cancer diagnosis can be scary. The disease has a bad reputation, probably because many women who have it aren’t diagnosed until it’s progressed to a late stage. But the outlook for this cancer is changing rapidly. “Ovarian cancer is a treatable... read more
February 20, 2019
Q&A: A Spotlight on Gynecologic Oncologists
Cancer in a woman’s gynecologic tract requires specialized care. A gynecologic oncologist has unique training and expertise in this area. Stephanie Angela King, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center, answers some common questions about her... read more