Cancer

Clinical insights, innovative procedures, and tips for helping to prevent and treat cancer

  • Coffee versus wine: which is healthier?

    Coffee versus wine: which is healthier?

    Wine and coffee have generated decades' worth of debate and studies examining the benefits or harmful effects of each. It takes time and careful reading to sort through the claims and counterclaims.

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  • Don't wait until summer to think about skin cancer

    Don't wait until summer to think about skin cancer

    Protecting your skin from sun damage is a year-round job

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  • Early detection is key to beating oral, head and neck cancer

    Early detection is key to beating oral, head and neck cancer

    Learn more about the sixth most-common cancer in the U.S.

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  • Helping cancer patients find their voice

    Helping cancer patients find their voice

    Speech therapists are an integral part of the team treating oral, head and neck cancers

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  • Men should know signs of testicular cancer

    Men should know signs of testicular cancer

    Testicular Cancer Awareness month provides the occasion for men to acquaint themselves with the signs of cancer of the testicles. The good news is that the disease is rare and highly treatable.

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  • Choosing the right surgeon after a breast cancer diagnosis

    Choosing the right surgeon after a breast cancer diagnosis

    Hearing the words “breast cancer” is frightening, but finding a cancer surgeon to guide and reassure you through treatment can help.

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  • Ask the experts: Does genetic testing make any difference?

    Ask the experts: Does genetic testing make any difference?

    Anyone is a candidate for genetic counseling if they have concerns about their risks

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  • Colorectal cancer's silent spread and how to prevent it

    Colorectal cancer's silent spread and how to prevent it

    Colorectal cancer is increasingly impacting the lives of younger adults, and everyone should know the basics of screening, treatment options and advances in minimally invasive surgical procedures

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  • Surprising health benefits of mushrooms

    Surprising health benefits of mushrooms

    Mushrooms offer many surprising health benefits that include boosting the immune system, combating certain cancers, lowering cholesterol and enhancing cognition

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  • Shar Jackson discusses the importance of preventative health screenings with Dr. Steven Rabin

    Shar Jackson discusses the importance of preventative health screenings with Dr. Steven Rabin

    Actress Shar Jackson sits down with Providence St. Joseph Health’s Dr. Steven Rabin to discuss the importance of a variety of health screenings.

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  • Gobbling up cell debris may suppress tumor growth

    Gobbling up cell debris may suppress tumor growth

    Cancer treatment kills cancer cells, but the debris left behind can stimulate new tumor growth. A new study shows how resolvin can end this destructive cycle.

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  • Avoid liver cancer with preventive health screenings

    Avoid liver cancer with preventive health screenings

    Pippa Newell, MD, Medical Director of the Liver Cancer Program at the Providence Cancer Institute, shares her thoughts on the importance of health screenings to prevent liver cancer.

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  • It’s time to remove the stigma of lung cancer and support its victims

    It’s time to remove the stigma of lung cancer and support its victims

    Heather Merry, M.D. shares her thoughts on the important role society can play in supporting people who suffer from lung cancer with compassion and understanding.

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  • New hope for cancer patients with immunotherapy treatment

    New hope for cancer patients with immunotherapy treatment

    Immunotherapy aims to treat patients from the inside out.

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  • Important questions women should ask their doctor about breast cancer

    Important questions women should ask their doctor about breast cancer

    An interview with Alison Conlin, MD, director of the Breast Cancer Medical Oncology Program at the Providence Breast Care Clinic.

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  • Real talk about women, breast cancer and anxiety

    Real talk about women, breast cancer and anxiety

    Breast cancer. Hearing these words from your clinician or doctor can immediately and drastically change your life.

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  • Taking the fear out of lung nodule detection

    Taking the fear out of lung nodule detection

    How a multidisciplinary clinic helps ease patients’ anxiety around lung nodules.

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  • Are you getting burned by these sunburn myths?

    Are you getting burned by these sunburn myths?

    Five myths about sunburns you should know.

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  • How do I grieve? Processing death on social media

    How do I grieve? Processing death on social media

    Grieving the loss of a loved one may now include sharing feelings and memories in social media. But is that healthy?

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  • Why are colon cancer rates rising among millennials?

    Why are colon cancer rates rising among millennials?

    Dr. Anton Bilchik, Director of the Gastrointestinal Research Program at John Wayne Cancer Institute, explains why this may be happening.

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