Summer and Skin Health

Posted by Alessandra Arif on 6/20/18 4:20 PM

Summer is finally here! The air is warm, the pool is open, the outside beckons, but so do the UV rays.

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Colon Cancer: Screening, Prevention, and Treatment

Posted by Jagrati Mathur, MD on 3/6/18 1:29 PM

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to talk about colon cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer among men and women in the United States. There are 136,000 estimated new cases of colon cancer diagnosed every year and about 50,000 colon cancer deaths reported annually.

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Breast Cancer: Screening, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Myths

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 10/31/17 8:27 AM

During a recent live interview, Dr. Joelle Jakobsen of Mercy Medical Group, and Dr. Daniel Herron of Mercy Radiology Group discussed breast cancer and mammograms, including common myths. 

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Colorectal Cancer: Know the Risks & Signs

Posted by Gail Verderico on 3/21/17 8:30 AM

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – a time to become familiar with the risk factors and warning signs associated with this increasingly survivable disease.

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer among men and women in the United States. Although a study released last month found the risk for people born in 1990 or later is increasing, the average age at diagnosis is still 72.

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