March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and I want to educate the public on some preemptive steps and lifestyle changes that can successfully alter the development of this disease. In order to make healthy changes in your life, it’s important to recognize the culprits.
Upon hearing this question, your answer likely falls into one of the following categories:
a) Yep! I’ve been screened and I’m not due again for another x-years.
b) Uh oh. I’ve been meaning to make that appointment for some time now.
c) Age 50 is years away. Don’t need to think about it at all.
For National Cancer Prevention Month, we asked our cancer experts for some proactive steps that you can take to reduce the cancer risk for yourself and your loved ones. Here are four pieces of advice to help you reduce your risk for many diseases, including breast, lung, skin, GYN and oral cancer.
At Roswell Park, 2019 was another year of progress in our fight against cancer as we celebrated every victory made toward new cures. We continue to set the bar high as a member of an elite group of cancer centers.
Adopting healthy habits is easier said than done — especially for those in their 20s and 30s who are dealing with unique challenges. Project Best Life, a Roswell Park website launched earlier this year, helps young adults take steps to be their healthiest and happiest selves.
Sai Yendamuri, MD, FACS, Chair of Department of Thoracic Surgery and Grace Dy, MD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, sat down to answer some of the internet's most-searched-for questions related to lung cancer.