108 Posts

Dr. Kevin Woods

March 25, 2021

Dr. Woods: Busting colorectal cancer myths

Colorectal cancer is the third-most common type of cancer in the United States, but several myths need to be addressed so people can identify their level of risk for developing the disease.

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Dr. Vashi

March 23, 2021

Dr. Vashi: It’s time to get screened for colorectal cancer

Dr. Vashi: . Let's spread the word on colorectal screening so we may continue to see declines in new cases.

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March 11, 2021

Colorectal cancer cases are declining. So why get screened earlier?

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has recommend lowering the age to begin colorectal cancer screenings.

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February 9, 2021

Obesity and cancer: Increasing risks, complicating treatments

Obesity may raise the risk for many diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke and at least 13 different types of cancer.

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Elective procedures

December 11, 2020

What is an elective procedure? Not your cancer care

When it comes to cancer, it’s important for patients to know that few procedures are considered optional.

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November 18, 2020

Continued smoking may affect cancer patients’ treatments, symptoms and side effects

A cancer diagnosis doesn’t mean it’s too late to quit smoking.

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Prostate cancer

November 16, 2020

4 things we can learn about prostate cancer from a TV weatherman

Al Roker revealed several aspects of his prostate cancer diagnosis that may be helpful in educating men about the disease.

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November 9, 2020

Busted: 7 myths about smoking and cancer

If you’re looking for reasons to quit smoking, here are some busted myths that may inspire you to kick the habit.

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November 6, 2020

What you need to know about heartburn, Barrett’s esophagus and cancer risk

Persistent heartburn may lead to Barrett's esophagus, a condition that may increase the risk of esophageal cancer.

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