Latest Cancer Shows

My Mammogram Came Back Abnormal. Now What?

Oct 5, 2018

It can be scary when your doctor says she found something on your mammogram. Does this mean breast cancer? Dr. Tom Miller and Dr. Nicole Winkler discuss what it means when you get the call to come back for more tests. They also talk about what the findings might mean and the realistic chances of ...

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Late Night Snacks Could Increase Your Chance of Breast Cancer

Aug 23, 2018

A recent large-scale study is showing a connection between the eating habits of women and the chance of developing breast cancer. More surprisingly, eating junk food late at night may increase your risk. Women’s health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains what types of foods you should be ...

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Mole Mapping: What it is and Why You Should Be Mapped

Aug 1, 2018

If you are at risk for skin cancer, you'd want to take every precaution to prevent melanoma. Mole mapping is an excellent tool to detect skin conditions earlier. Dermatologist Dr. Julia Curtis explains mole mapping, what you can expect during the procedure and why this short, painless scan could ...

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Women Are More Likely to Get Lung Cancer

Jun 21, 2018

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women, killing more women each year than breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer combined. Yet, lung cancer is also the most preventable cancer. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about a new study that finds young women get lung ...

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Birth Control Pills Could Lower Risk of Uterine and Ovarian Cancer

Feb 22, 2018

At least 30 percent of women in the United States use oral contraceptives for their birth control. For a long time, there has been fear of a link between birth control pills and diseases such as ovarian cancer. But a new study suggests that women who take pills actually have a lower risk of uterine ...

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Mammograms: Screening vs. Diagnostic

Nov 22, 2017

There are two kinds of mammograms available to women. While both mammograms are used to prevent breast cancer, they are different depending on whether or not a woman has any symptoms. Radiologist Dr. Anna McGow explains the differences between a screening mammogram and a diagnostic mammogram. Learn ...

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Thyroid Cancer in Women

Sep 28, 2017

Thyroid cancer is the most common cancer in women 15 to 30 years of age. Though lumps in the thyroid are common, only 5 to 10 percent of lumps are cancer. Women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the risk factors for thyroid cancer—the majority of which women can't change—but also ...

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