Cancer

Ask The Expert: Prostate Cancer

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Second to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in American men. Roughly 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. How is prostate cancer diagnosed? The American Cancer Society recommends having a discussion with your primary  ..

Melanoma & Skin Cancer

Friday, April 22, 2016
How can I prevent melanoma and other types of skin cancer? The most preventable risk factor for skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, found in natural sunlight as well as indoor tanning devices. UV light is a known carcinogen and can penetrate window glass and even clouds, which ..

The Importance of Colorectal Screening

Thursday, March 01, 2012
Cancer of the colon and rectum remains the third top cancer killer in the United States, yet is one of the most preventable forms of cancer and is curable if detected early. In Louisiana, the rates of colon and rectal cancer are higher than the U.S. average, and while there has been a reduction  ..

Prostate Cancer

Sunday, October 01, 2006
Prostate cancer the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American men. What age should I start getting screened for prostate cancer? As with any other cancer, early diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. Men who have  ..

Prostate Health

Thursday, August 01, 2002
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer affecting men in the United States and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American men. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1 in 35 men will die of prostate cancer. African American men are more than twic ..