April 17, 2019
Steps You Can Take to Decrease Your Risk for 5 Common Cancers
There’s no guaranteed way to prevent cancer. But there are things you can do to help reduce your risk. Especially when it comes to five common cancer types - breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, and melanoma. Best of all, getting started may be easier than... read more
April 15, 2019
Your Questions about the Keto Diet Answered
Google “keto diet” and page after page will pop up about this popular diet. Many people are using it to lose weight. But is it a healthy choice for people with cancer? Learn what Karen Vincek, RD, LDN, a registered dietician at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has... read more
April 10, 2019
Important Things to Know About Oral, Head and Neck Cancer
Cancer occurs when the cells in the body begin to grow out of control. In the case of oral, head and neck cancer these malignant tumors develop in or around the throat, larynx (voice box), nose, sinuses and mouth. Cancers of the head and neck account for 4... read more
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