Tag Archives: Prevention

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. There are more new cases of skin cancer each year than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer. Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of skin … Continue reading

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American Stroke Awareness Month: Stroke Prevention, Signs and Symptoms

May is American Stroke Awareness Month. During a stroke, every minute counts! Treating the patient quickly can lessen the brain damage that stroke can cause. Knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke allows you to take quick action and possibly … Continue reading

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Can Skin Cancer Be Prevented?

People who get a lot of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays are at greater risk of skin cancer.

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Can Pancreatic Cancer be Prevented?

The cause of many pancreatic cancers is not known, so there is no sure way to prevent it. But there are some ways you might be able to reduce your risk of this disease.

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Can Lung Cancer be Prevented?

Not all lung cancers can be prevented, but there are some ways you can reduce your risk of getting lung cancer.

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Can Bone Cancer Be Found Early?

Tests are routinely used to detect early stages of some types of cancer (such as breast, cervical, colorectal, and skin cancer) before they cause symptoms. At this time, no special tests are routinely recommended to detect bone cancers early. The … Continue reading

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Can Bone Cancer Be Prevented?

Changes in lifestyle can help prevent many types of cancer. At present, however, no known lifestyle changes can prevent bone cancers.

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Can Adrenal Cancer be Found Early?

It is hard to find adrenal carcinomas early and they are often quite large when diagnosed. Adrenal carcinomas are often found earlier in children than in adults because adrenal cancers in children more commonly secrete hormones. Children will show outward … Continue reading

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Can Adrenal Cancer be Prevented?

Since there are no known preventable risk factors for this cancer, it is not now possible to prevent this disease, specifically. Not smoking is a way to lower the risk for many cancers, and perhaps even adrenal cortical cancer.

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Can Breast Cancer In Men Be Found Early?

Early detection improves the chances that male cancer can be treated successfully.

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