Thanks to early detection efforts, most cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed at an early stage, when the cancer is confined to the prostate. Some men have their prostate cancer diagnosed after it has spread to nearby lymph nodes.
Lung cancer is responsible for more cancer-related deaths each year than breast, prostate and pancreatic cancer combined, but the awareness of early detection methods for lung cancer are not as well known.
In September, Colleen joined a group from Roswell Park to speak before a congressional hearing on the importance of making low-dose CT scans for lung cancer more accessible and easier for people to obtain.
Fatty liver disease is an accumulation of fat in liver cells. Although it hasn’t been identified as a direct cause of liver cancer or other life-threatening diseases, fatty liver disease is associated with other health problems, including an increased risk of some cancers or cardiovascular disease.