Mar 23, 2022

Ask an Expert: Kidney Cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates 79,000 new cases of kidney cancer per year. If you have questions about how it is diagnosed, identified, and treated, Huntsman Cancer Institute oncologist Ben Maughan, MD, PharmD can answer them.

Mar 01, 2022

Consider the Source: Identifying Cancer Misinformation

Misinformation on social media is more harmful than ever. After witnessing firsthand how difficult it can be to comb through all the clutter, Huntsman Cancer Institute physician-scientist Skyler Johnson, MD, came up with a handy acronym (CRAP) to help patients and their loved ones find factual information and block out the noise.

Mar 01, 2022

Providing Access to Lifesaving Cancer Screenings Near & Far

Access to health care is a growing issue, especially in the Mountain West. Huntsman Cancer Institute wants to eliminate economic, social, cultural, environmental, and geographic disparities through partnerships that improve community health. Learn more about some of these initiatives, like breast and colorectal cancer screenings.

Mar 01, 2022

Partnerships Beyond State Lines

This past year, Huntsman Cancer Institute increased its commitment to the Mountain West by expanding its catchment area. Serving this area of the nation with nearly 10 million people in it creates a massive challenge, but opportunities abound. Huntsman Cancer Institute aims to develop plans to align priorities and strategize opportunities to lessen the burden of cancer in each state.

Feb 18, 2022

Ask an Expert: Bile Duct Cancer

About 8,000 people are diagnosed with bile duct cancer each year. But the actual number of cases is likely to be higher, because these cancers can be hard to diagnose, and some might be misclassified as other types of cancer. To learn more about bile duct cancer, its symptoms, and diagnosis, we spoke with John Morris, MD, SCM, a gastroenterologist (GI).

Feb 09, 2022

How to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Eating healthy food like fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases. Check out these ideas for adding more fruits and veggies to your day.

Feb 07, 2022

Talking with Kids about Cancer

It can be hard for adults to understand cancer, let alone kids. These resources can help parents explain to children what cancer means and how to help kids cope with their emotions.

Jan 31, 2022

Rural Residents Tend to Hold Fatalistic Beliefs and Perceive More Cancer-related Information Overload Than Urban Residents

A study published results that in the United States, adults in rural areas were more likely to think fatalistically about cancer and feel overwhelmed by information about cancer prevention than adults in urban areas. This could be due to an information overload in these rural areas.