Una biopsia es un procedimiento útil para diagnosticar y tratar el cáncer. Pero a algunas personas les puede preocupar que una biopsia pueda hacer que el cáncer se propague. En esta publicación, discutimos cómo comenzó esta idea y por qué los beneficios de las biopsias superan los riesgos.
Cancer Risk and Prevention
Qué deben saber los latinos sobre dejar de fumar y las disparidades de salud: Preguntas y respuestas con un experto
El Dr. Francisco Cartujano explica las disparidades relacionadas con el tabaco que existen entre los latinos, incluyendo porqué existen estas disparidades, qué se está investigando para reducirlas y dónde encontrar ayuda para dejar de fumar.
Dr. Francisco Cartujano explains the tobacco-related disparities that exist among Latino people, including why these disparities exist, what research is being done to reduce them, and where to find help with quitting smoking.
Is the idea that sugar causes cancer actually true? Here, learn where this concept comes from, what the science says about the relationship between sugar and cancer, and what people should know about lowering their cancer risk and their sugar intake.
Can eating soy increase your risk for breast cancer? Here, learn where this idea comes from, why the science shows eating soy cannot lead to breast cancer, and what to know about eating healthy levels of soy.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted cancer screening and why it’s so important for everyone to keep up with their regular checkups.
Dr. Eleonora Teplinsky discusses how the symptoms of menopause can be similar to those of certain types of cancer, what people approaching or going through menopause should know about these symptoms, and how treatment for menopause can impact cancer risk.
In this expert Q&A, Dr. Anthony J. Alberg discusses how smoking cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and e-cigarettes impacts your cancer risk and how people can get help to quit smoking.
People getting tattoos may worry that tattoo ink can lead to cancer. But is this actually true? Here, find out more about the research on whether tattoos are linked to cancer and what else people with tattoos should know about their cancer risk.
In this post, learn where the misconception of microwaves causing cancer came from, how microwaves are regulated to help prevent leakage and keep consumers safe, and how to microwave your food safely.