Thinking about taking an at-home genetic test? In this podcast, Dr. Nadine Tung provides her expert insight on the advantages and disadvantages of these tests.
Researchers are using genetic information to find a woman’s risk for breast cancer. Dr. Kurian writes about how this knowledge affects screening and prevention strategies for breast cancer.
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Survivor and advocate Connor O’Leary reveals what he wishes he had known about the disease.
With the varied recommendations surrounding breast cancer screening, how do women sort through the information and make good decisions for their health? In this interview, Connie Lehman, MD, PhD, helps decipher the recommendations for screening mammography.
What is low dose CT screening for lung cancer? What are the benefits and risks? Should I ask my doctor about it? In this podcast, Dr. Bernardo Goulart answers these questions and more.
Get highlights of four studies that address ways to improve the care of men with prostate cancer. Results include the identification of a potential risk factor, better ways to select the best treatment option, and new insight into the debate over prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening.
Study Shows a Certain Type of Baldness at Age 45 May Increase the Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Men who have lost their hair at the front and top of their heads at age 45 have a 40% increased risk of developing faster-growing prostate cancer later in life.
A large Canadian study finds that simply adding a doctor-signed letter to standard postcard reminders increases the chance that women will have their overdue mammogram screenings.
Because lung cancer is associated with smoking, many people feel it is “self-inflicted.” This not only causes people to feel guilt and shame, but also leads to less research funding and fewer advances in treatment. In this guest post, Dr. Jyoti Patel talks about how the stigma of lung cancer affects the way patients are treated—both socially and medically.
Decisions about your health can be complicated and overwhelming. So where can you turn for help and information that will make this process easier? Get the inside scoop on making informed decisions.