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May 17, 2022
Head & Neck Cancers: A How-to and Why You Should Do a Self-Exam Guide
Catching cancer early often starts at home. Here’s what may increase your risk for head or neck cancer and the early warning signs you can look for.
April 21, 2022
What You Need to Know About Esophageal Cancer
With no screening tools available, it’s important to be aware of your risk for and symptoms of esophageal cancer.
April 4, 2022
Study Looks to Break the Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening through Research, Community, and Connection
A medical-oncologist shares how local research is tackling key barriers to care to help improve rates of screening and early detection.
March 29, 2022
The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening: A Mother’s Story of Survival
Kristine Patella was just 38 years old when diagnosed—a colonoscopy saved her life.
March 24, 2022
Preparing for a Colonoscopy: Managing Expectations and Easing Anxieties
The bottom line is that anxiety is natural, but there is no need to fear a colonoscopy. Screenings save lives.
March 21, 2022
What You Need to Know About At-Home Colorectal Cancer Screenings
There are caveats, but home test options exist for those squeamish about colonoscopy procedures.
March 17, 2022
Endometriosis vs. Endometrial Cancer: Key Differences You Should Know
A midwife and gynecologic oncologist debunk the misconception that the two similarly named conditions are linked, discussing their causes, symptoms, and more.
March 2, 2022
Why a Genetic Counselor Should Be a Part of Your Healthcare Team
Curious about how a genetic counselor could inform and enhance your healthcare? We sat down with cancer genetic counselor Kylie Borden to find out.
March 1, 2022
How Weight Impacts Your Cancer Risk
Overweight and obesity are associated with 13 different types of cancer. Here’s how fat tissue is linked to cancer growth and approachable ways to achieve healthy weight loss.
February 22, 2022
How to Protect Your Heart Health During and After Cancer Treatment
Some life-saving cancer treatments can take a toll on how the heart functions. A cardio-oncologist explains who is at risk and how to mitigate complications.
February 4, 2022
A Young Mom’s First-Hand Account Coping with a Rare Cancer Diagnosis
Jena Tracey, 35, shares what it was like getting an unexpected diagnosis and how she's persevered through intense treatment for a rare leg sarcoma.