• More than 12% of the US population will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. While the thyroid gland is small, it produces a hormone that influences every cell, tissue, and organ in the body. What you should know about thyroid cancer: Thyroid cancer affects......

  • Cancer survival rates indeed continue to rise with ever-evolving improvements in prevention, early detection, and treatment. However, it is essential to note that cancer risk can largely be attributed to lifestyle factors such as smoking, physical inactivity, inadequate nutrition, as well as certain environmental exposures.......

  • Men’s Health Month is an opportunity to encourage men and boys in our lives to take charge of their health! For many reasons – embarrassment, inconvenience, or even just the stigma around “complaining” about medical issues – men are much less likely to take care......

  • When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to stay adequately nourished in order to avoid malnutrition. In our current public health challenge created by COVID-19, it may become necessary for cancer patients to isolate at home between cancer care appointments. Stocking up on nutritious foods is......

  • A cancer diagnosis is life-changing; treatment suppresses the immune system which can make patients more vulnerable to infections. With the current pandemic, COVID-19, many are asking if they should start or continue cancer treatment. COVID-19 risks are evaluated on a case by case basis. If......

  • When you or a loved one first receives a cancer diagnosis, it is unsettling and shocking news. After receiving the news from your doctor, it may be challenging to decide on the best course of action. With that said, it’s a good idea to seek......