Get Screened Getting screened for colorectal cancer is “one of the most powerful weapons” in preventing cancer, says the American Cancer Society. Although there is no sure way to prevent colon cancer, if found early on it is usually highly treatable if the correct steps are taken. Fifty percent of patients who receive surgery result […]

A cancer diagnosis poses many challenges to patients. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery may be needed. In addition to all the other things a new cancer diagnosis brings, we now know that as many as 1 in 5 patients with cancer will also develop an abnormal blood clot which may pose a serious health risk […]

Yoga has long been recognized as healing practice for the body and the mind. Until recently, it sat on the fringes of Western society. Yoga was introduced to the West in the late 1800s by yogis from India. It gained momentum in the 1920s, was practiced by Hollywood in the 40s and 50s, picked steam […]

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 to learn more. What should […]

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) refers to a large family of viruses that affect both men and women. It is the most commonly sexually transmitted infection in the US and is transmitted by simple contact. Different strains of HPV can cause small warts or growths on the skin, plantar warts on the foot, warts in the genital […]

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Get educated and empowered to protect your health and that of the ones you love.  Before the 1950s, cervical cancer was common and deadly. The introduction of Pap smear screening programs in the 1950s has resulted in a significant drop in cervical cancer incidence. Despite the groundbreaking test, about […]