“We are perfect examples of why you should have preventive screenings done," said Pam Thompson. “If we hadn’t been having our preventive screenings, we could have been in a completely different spot right now.”
As part of our Let's Break to Educate virtual education series, Dr. Jessica Croley of CHI Saint Joseph Health – Cancer Care joined us to discuss risk factors of COVID-19 for those with cancer or a history of cancer.
Before the introduction of targeted therapies to treat metastatic tumors in the brain, whole brain radiation (WBR) was the only option for patients with multiple tumors, which often led to side effects including long-term memory issues.
Stephanie Lester, a 42-year-old Spanish teacher at Lafayette High School in Lexington, never expected a cancer diagnosis so early in life. Along with teaching, Lester led group fitness classes that kept her active and healthy. It wasn’t until she discovered a lump in her right breast during a self-exam that she decided it was time […]
Summer is here and many people will be getting outside to enjoy the warmth and sunshine. But it is important not only to take precautions against harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun, but also to recommit to taking care of already sun-damaged skin. Make sure you know the signs of skin cancer and take […]
If you’re a young adult, chances are that getting screened for colorectal or colon cancer isn’t on your list of priorities. But you might want to reconsider that perspective following a recent study by the American Cancer Society. The study found an alarming growth in the number of colon cancer cases in adults under age […]