October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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During this time of COVID epidemic, many of us have put preventative medicine and general health on a back burner, and unfortunately many have lost or are at risk of losing that all-important health insurance that provides preventative screening services. Please reconsider! We will get through COVID; cancer and chronic diseases are here to stay. Preventative care remains important! October … Read More

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – who knew?  Perhaps your Provider’s urging to get screened for colorectal cancer has been a source of embarrassment or even annoyance – I can’t tell you how many patients have told me “There’s NO WAY I am going to have a colonoscopy!” Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the 3rd most common cancer overall … Read More

Colorectal Cancer: Signs & Symptoms

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum. These cancers can also be named colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where they start. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are often grouped together because they have many features in common. Cancer starts when cells in the body start to grow out of control. Cells in … Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer awareness is critical in helping women survive breast cancer. Today, this cancer is still the most common cancer among American women. Each year in the United States, more than 240,000 women get breast cancer and more than 40,000 women die from the disease. Men can also get breast cancer, but it is not very common. Breast cancer can’t be … Read More