Cancer Prevention

Understanding screening recommendations is just one of the many obstacles and challenges faced by transgender people when it comes to taking care of their health.

Summer is officially here — time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, barbecues and beaches! But of course, summer also brings bugs.

Colorectal cancer is curable if caught early, and the way to catch it early is through a colonoscopy.

Many things can cause an itch: dry skin, poison ivy and bug bites, to name a few. Typically skin cancer isn’t the first cause that comes to mind when you itch, but if the irritation persists, it might be something you want a dermatologist to look at.

"Being a researcher to me means I am always asking questions and looking for answers, which means I am constantly learning."
“We want to go from 70% of lung cancers being diagnosed when surgery is not an option to 70% diagnosed when most can be,” Dr. Reid says.

The World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines now classify processed meats as a “definite” cause of cancer, while red meats are a “probable” cause.

Alcohol consumption is a known risk factor for developing cancers of the head & neck, esophagus, liver, breast, colon and rectum.
For some women, routine mammograms are showing swollen lymph nodes in the upper arm and armpit area on the side where they’ve received their vaccine. But that’s not a reason to be alarmed.
A sudden or unusual ache in the middle or lower portion of the back might have a person looking up all kinds of possible medical ailments online.
While your risk for developing uterine cancer is dramatically lowered by the surgery, your risk for other gynecologic cancers — such as ovarian — may not be.
In late August, fans around the world were shocked by the unexpected death of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, who had not disclosed his four-year battle with colon cancer. His death shone a light on the fact that younger people, especially younger Black men and women, have a higher incidence of colorectal cancer — and a higher rate of death from the disease — than any other racial group in the United States.