Join us for “An Alternative to Colonoscopy for Low Risk People,” a free class offered by John King, MD. The class takes place on September 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the UVM Medical Center’s Davis Auditorium. This class is offered as part of our HealthSource series of classes. Learn more and register at UVMHealth.org/MedCenterHealthsource. Free […]

Join us for “Breast Density: The New Law & What It Means for Breast Cancer Screening & Risk,” on September 5, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Presented by: Sally Herschorn, MD, FACR, as part of our Fall 2017 Community Medical School series.  If you are a woman who has recently had a mammogram, you may have received a […]

It’s Testicular Cancer Awareness Month—a great opportunity to build awareness for this rare cancer that mostly affects young men. Today, it is a largely survivable disease. That’s why early detection is so important. Here are some testicular cancer statistics: This is THE most common cancer in young men aged 20-35 years old! The average age […]

Dr. Kim Dittus tells us about the benefits of exercise on patients who have completed their cancer treatments and introduces us to Steps to Wellness, a program at the UVM Medical Center that helps cancer patients get their energy back. Listen to the interview or read the transcript below. UVM Medical Center:  Many people finished […]

Time to schedule a colonoscopy! March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is one of only a few cancers that may be prevented through screening. Visit the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Web site […]

There is a major problem for cancer patients to worry about when they start chemotherapy: a blood clot. They are the third most common cardiovascular illness. Some blood clots are preventable. That said, prevention includes the use of blood thinners, which can increase the chances for bleeding. Ideally, doctors would be able to tell which cancer patients are […]

Time to schedule that colonoscopy! March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening. Visit the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Web site […]