Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Nov 15, 2022 -
Many people say the worst part of a colonoscopy is actually the preparation. But there are ways to make it easier.
Oct 26, 2022 -
If you have cancer, you may find yourself undergoing chemotherapy. This treatment can help manage or even cure your disease, but it can also cause a range of side effects.
Sep 26, 2022 -
Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, while it’s smaller and easier to treat. Many tumors that are too small to be felt are found by mammograms.
Aug 24, 2022 -
Scientists have made significant progress in the fight against cancer. Now more than 18 million Americans have successfully survived treatment.
Jul 27, 2022 -
Health experts have known for a while that excess body weight increases the likelihood of a cancer diagnosis. Being overweight at any point raises your odds of developing colorectal cancer by as much as 60%.
Jun 29, 2022 -
After a cancer diagnosis, your mind might be racing. Going to an aerobics class is probably your last thought. If you’ve already started treatment, the idea of exercise may make you feel even more tired than you already are. But many studies show that exercise is actually safe and realistic during cancer treatment.
May 26, 2022 -
When you think of women and cancer, breast cancer probably jumps to mind. But the cancer that is responsible for the most deaths among women is actually lung cancer.
Apr 26, 2022 -
Most of us are aware of the deadly potential of lung or breast cancer, but another cancer that causes serious problems often gets little attention. While uncommon, cancers of the head and neck can affect some of our most important functions—eating, speaking, and breathing.
Mar 24, 2022 -
Does it seem like breast cancer is in the news a lot lately? Need helping sorting out the facts? Well, it’s true that breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among American women. And, unfortunately, some risks for this disease cannot be changed.
Feb 25, 2022 -
Both the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend people with an average risk for colorectal cancer get a colonoscopy starting at age 45. However, adults frequently choose to forgo the test. But a colonoscopy has advantages—by looking at the entire colon, it detects not only cancer but other diseases as well.