Our two Stop Cancer Now Lap-a-Thons at Tuscarora H.S. on April 26, 2015 and November 6, 2016 were a great success! More than $5,000 was raisedat the first Lap-a-Thon to support our Cancer Helpline by adults and children who participated on one of 4 teams or as individuals. Winners included: Most money raised by a […]
October 9, 2017: The USPSTF proposes new cervical cancer screening recommendations. Surprisingly, the USPSTF proposes eliminating co-testing (pap and HPV test together) as a preferred screening approach in favor of the HPV test alone. Do the proposed recommendations deserve an “A” rating? Read our comments to find out.
Recent research suggests that coffee offers more health benefits than risks for most people. However, women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant and women over 65 should probably limit their coffee intake because for them, the risks may outweigh the benefits.
Despite the claims of plastic surgeons that breast implants improve patients’ self-esteem and quality of life, there is no scientific support for those statements.
Women with breast cancer often choose mastectomy because they don’t want to ever have to think about the cancer again. Unfortunately, the latest research shows that if they get reconstruction with silicone gel implants, they are likely to have many complications and need additional surgery.