A recent study finds that women who freeze their eggs at age 34 or younger have the highest chance of success when trying to conceive later in life.
How you can give some of your time and experience to change the lives of current and future lung cancer patients.
You might be surprised to hear that having a brain tumor doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer. Some tumors are benign. While they are not cancerous, they can still cause problems depending on their location.
Breast cancer is a common concern for women — but misconceptions are common, too. It’s important to know the facts about diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
The microbiome — the genome of the bacteria that lives on and in your body — offers clues on why and how disease starts and spreads.
While most patients know they should be familiar with changes in their breast tissue, many are afraid that they will “do it wrong” and avoid doing self-exams altogether! I’d like to share some useful tips about when and how to do a self-exam. 1. Do your breast exam at the same time each month If … Read More
If you’re undergoing treatment for cancer, you may have special needs where sleeping is concerned. Get back to sleep with expert advice from Nurse Practitioner Jamie Schwachter, BSN, MSN, NP-C
If you’d like to cut down or eliminate or your consumption of meat, but you’re not sure how to get started, try what many dietitians recommend as a first step: Meatless Mondays. What are Meatless Mondays? As the name implies, it means refraining from eating meat one day a week — on Mondays. Meatless Mondays is a public health … Read More
Let’s be clear right from the start. No matter what color your skin is, if you’re exposed to the sun, there’s a possibility that you can get skin cancer. “Darker skin tends to have more of a pigment called melanin to protect from the sun’s harmful rays,” says dermatologist Angela Kyei, MD. “That doesn’t mean … Read More
Contributor: Sree Battu, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation You’re a cancer survivor. You beat it, and you want to get back to life. Yet the cancer, and its treatment, can take a toll. Even after you’re declared “cancer-free,” there can be aftershocks – lingering fatigue and other symptoms. What many cancer patients do not realize … Read More