Let’s get grilling

You don’t have to sacrifice a healthy diet when you fire up the grill this summer.

May 27, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

May 26, 2017 0

Want a longer life? Try biking to work

Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in five-year study.

April 28, 2017 0

PSA on the PSA

Public Service Announcement on the Prostate-Specific Antigen test: 'Don’t give up—smarten up.'

April 27, 2017 4

Second form of chronic fatigue?

Scientists discover biological markers that indicate presence of an 'atypical' chronic fatigue syndrome in some patients.

April 15, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m more appreciative of my life’

A new technology helped pinpoint Tim Lemon's prostate cancer last spring. After undergoing surgery, he's now cancer-free.

April 7, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Prescient advice: Get your mammogram

‘You never know how people are going to touch your life,’ says Paula Bowen, who followed wise words from a former president's daughter.

March 31, 2017 3

Phytoestrogen: A tool in the cancer battle?

You may want to add soy and ground flaxseed to your diet—they're two important sources of this plant-based estrogen.

March 30, 2017 1

Most cancers caused by random DNA copying errors

While habits and environment can be key to the disease, chance plays a huge role as well.

March 28, 2017 1

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0

Should we ditch Splenda?

After a study links the artificial sweetener to leukemia risks in mice, a Spectrum Health oncologist urges caution.

March 23, 2017 0

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs.

March 12, 2017 0