March 21, 2019
How Can a Colonoscopy Prevent Colon Cancer?
Updated: February 26, 2020 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... read more
July 26, 2018
The Important Role Tumor Boards Play in Cancer Care
When it comes to cancer care, looking at a patient’s case from different perspectives is an essential part of deciding the best treatment approach. That’s why tumor boards are so crucial. These meetings provide a huge benefit to patients, though it’s a... read more
April 25, 2018
Which Colorectal Cancer Screening Option Is Right For You?
Updated: February 13, 2020 Colorectal Cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths nationwide. Yet it doesn’t have to be so deadly. That’s because screening can find colorectal cancer before symptoms start—when it’s small, hasn’t spread, and is easiest to... read more
April 6, 2018
Colorectal Cancer: Does Your Family History Put You At Risk?
When it comes to understanding your risk of getting colorectal cancer—a leading cause of cancer deaths nationwide—a valuable consideration is your family history of the disease. As many as 1 in 5 people who develop colorectal cancer have other family... read more
March 30, 2018
Is It Time to Get a Colonoscopy? Find Out.
Nobody really looks forward to getting a colonoscopy. But, keeping up with routine colonoscopies is an essential part of a person’s overall health because the procedure is commonly performed as a “first-tier” screening test for colorectal cancer.... read more
January 16, 2018
Screening Guidelines for 5 Common Cancers
Updated: November 6, 2020 It goes without saying that cancer is not a topic that we want at the top of our mind. But the reality is, knowing your risk factors and getting screened may help catch cancer early. Talking to your physician at your annual check... read more