You may have heard that the mercury in dental fillings is of concern as a possible cause of cancer. But, the next time you find yourself in the dentist chair, you can rest assured that scientific evidence points otherwise.
Should boys and men be vaccinated against the HPV virus the same as adolescent girls? Dr. Martin Mahoney of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center's Cancer Prevention office offers his thoughtful contribution to this sometimes debated issue.
A piece of quit-smoking advice I offered in the “Top Tips To Quit Smoking” post at the end of last year was to identify the triggers, or those people, places, things or situations that may entice you to smoke.
The New Year brings with it new opportunity, new hope, and another chance to start fresh with a healthier lifestyle. While there is no single, magical way to prevent all types of cancer, many healthy-living changes can help reduce your risk for several different types of cancers.
Most people know that mammography is the primary method used for the detection of breast cancer, but what if your doctor recommends MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging? When is breast MRI necessary? How is it different from mammography?