Breast, Bladder, Colon, Skin Cancer: Are You At Risk?

It makes sense to know the risk factors that you can control — and then avoid or eliminate them entirely to lower your risk of developing certain cancers. Here is our collection of advice to help you know more about your risk of developing breast, bladder, colon or skin cancers.

Bladder Cancer: Your Personal Risk and How to Reduce It

With age come wisdom, experience and, unfortunately, a higher risk of bladder cancer. Certainly, bladder cancer can occur at any age, but it’s more common in older men and much less frequently an issue in younger men and women. Time gives you more chances to become exposed to harmful chemicals that get processed through your … Read More

Tumors Are Unique — Treatments Should Be, Too

Like the people they affect, each and every tumor is unique. Because of this, a “one size fits all” approach to cancer treatment does not work, especially in the most challenging cases. But cancer treatment is changing. Understanding each tumor’s unique composition is leading to treatments based on each individual’s needs. This understanding comes through … Read More

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‘Surprising Link’: Smoking and Bladder Cancer

Many people don’t realize that smoking tobacco is the single most important known risk factor for bladder cancer, according to the National Institutes for Health. The effects of cigarette smoke toxins entering your body have received a lot of attention, but far too little attention has been given to how those toxins make their way … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Prostate Cancer

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about prostate cancer? Andrew Stephenson, MD, Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be part of our live chat … Read More

Urology and Nephrology Earn Top Spots in U.S. News

For the first time, our urology and nephrology programs are each ranked No. 1 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report in the publication’s “Best Hospitals 2013” rankings. We are both delighted and humbled by this recognition. Both programs are part of Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, where we have … Read More