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Ten Million Missed Cancer Screenings During the Pandemic

As a result of the pandemic, many Americans have postponed their regular cancer screenings for fear of getting sick while visiting a hospital crowded with COVID-19 patients. Now is the time to get caught up on your screenings.

Cory and family with Jignesh Dalal, MD

A Special Connection: Team Approach Helps Autistic Cancer Patient

After months of treatment for 22-year-old Cory Neff’s acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) were unsuccessful, he was transferred to UH Rainbow for specialized care and an innovative immunotherapy treatment.

Seven Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

In the fight against cancer, early detection and early diagnosis are key. But what can you do to reduce your risk of getting cancer in the first place?

woman on the beach applying sunscreen to arm

How To Choose a Sunscreen That Packs the Best Protection

Sunscreens are essential to lower your risk of skin cancer, and they also prevent premature aging of the skin, But with so many options, how do you pick?

cutaway illustration of endoscope inside colon with polyp

Colon Cancer Screening Options: What's Right For You?

Colon cancer can be prevented with regular screening and early treatment. Learn about your choices for screening and what's best for you.

Levestor and Lyvette Johnson

A Question About a Sore Throat Leads to a Cancer Diagnosis

At an appointment for a routine checkup, Levestor Johnson mentioned his throat had been feeling sore and scratchy lately after his doctor asked him if he had any questions or concerns.

80-year-old aerobics instructor Rosie Daniels in the gym

Innovative Approach To Bladder Cancer Offers Promise of an Active Life

Diagnosed while balancing a busy schedule officiating swim meets and teaching four classes per week, aerobics instructor Rosie Daniels didn’t have any patience for a bag collecting urine outside her body.

doctor with gloves and mask talking with male patient with mask

Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Screenings: More Advanced Disease, Says Survey

Now that safety measures are in place to protect patients against the spread of COVID-19, there is no reason that cancer screenings can’t take place as recommended by your physician.

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