Statistics show breast cancer impacts about one in eight women, but only one in 800 men.
Mammography is the only proven screening method for detecting breast cancer. There are many different recommendations out there unfortunately, which can be some somewhat confusing to women.
Instead of just taking two images, you still get the same views of the breast but those 3D mammograms have the ability to unmask some of that denser tissue which can often mask a small cancer that’s not yet calcified in the breast.
Advancements in diagnostic technology are helping doctors find breast cancer earlier, and Dr. Mamus says doctors have more medical and surgical options to treat those who are diagnosed.
Getting enough protein is important to maintain your lean muscle mass which is going to help you with the best outcomes you can have during treatment.
As far as specific diets go, research suggests following a Mediterranean-style diet may lower a woman’s risk of breast cancer.
For this clinical study, researchers wanted to know if integrative medicine approaches like aromatherapy and reflexology could reduce pain and anxiety commonly experienced by women undergoing brachytherapy.
As part of tonight’s stand up to cancer charity telecast in this Your Healthy Family we’re talking about one of the biggest breakthroughs in breast cancer that happened a few months ago in June.
When the Senator’s diagnosis of glioblastoma became public in the summer of 2017 it was describes as ‘very poor”. When it comes to this most aggressive form of brain cancer, Dr. Robert Hoyer a Hematologist and Oncologist with UCHealth Memorial in Colorado Springs says it’s the worst kind of brain tumor a person can have.
At UCHealth, you have access to top specialists with extensive experience in all types of cancers.
On the heels of the latest recommendations by the American Society of Clinical Oncologists Dr. Uchenna Njiaju couldn’t be more thrilled with the new guidelines on breast cancer treatment for certain patients that she can begin using right now. Based on the results of a genetic test, now many women with estrogen fueled breast cancer that hasn’t spread to the lymph nodes can safely be spared chemotherapy.
The American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO) made major headlines recently because of the new guidelines for treatment for certain kinds of breast cancer. I spoke with Dr. Uchenna Njiaju an Oncologist with UCHealth Memorial who tells me “This is huge news for anyone involved in breast cancer care, patients who have breast cancer and the people who treat them."
Colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed among U.S. adults, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, but many colon cancers can be prevented with regular screenings. And now, the recommendation for when a person should be screened for colon cancer is changing from age 50 to 45.
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, and is the second leading cause of cancer death of men in the U.S. Now, a new study is showing that a screening tool, called the IsoPSA test, can more accurately predict a man’s overall risk for developing high-grade prostate cancer.