March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
What to Know About Dense Breasts and Screening Indications
November 2, 2017 | Kevin Chesley
Every breast is unique, made up of both glandular tissue and fat. The ratio between the two becomes an important factor when it comes to correctly diagnosing the presence of breast cancer.
Lumps, bumps and coughs: Cancer symptoms all men need to know
June 20, 2016 | City of Hope
Doctors often recommended regular check-ups and preventative cancer screenings for men once they hit 50 years old - yet many men don’t get screened often enough. Here are the 13 most common cancer symptoms found in men.
How to talk to your man about cancer
June 16, 2016 | H. Chung So
Getting regular medical checkups, recommended screenings and seeing a doctor about a symptom is one of the easiest ways to lower your risk of getting and dying from cancer. However, this is one area where men consistently fall short on. Matthew Loscalzo, L.C.S.W., offers advice on how to encourage open and regular conversations with male loved ones about their health.
Lung cancer screenings proposed for those at high risk (w/VIDEO)
July 29, 2013 | Tami Dennis
Lung cancer specialists have been waiting years for the news. And on Monday it came. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force proposed annual screening, using low-dose CT scans, for people at high risk for lung cancer.
Testicular cancer, 'a disease of younger men,' can be caught early
March 31, 2013 | Tami Dennis
Testicular cancer doesn’t bear thinking about for most men and, indeed, it seems to elicit few headlines or public discussions. But that doesn’t mean that men, especially young men, shouldn’t be aware of the symptoms.
Forgo cancer screening? No thanks, say older Americans
March 17, 2013 | Roberta Nichols
In recent years, older Americans have been advised to stop undergoing certain cancer screenings — such as Pap smears and prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, tests — because experts say they can lead to costly, risky and unnecessary medical procedures.