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Women’s Health: New Research Shows Breast Cancer Patients Have Low Fitness Which May Mean Higher Cardiovascular Risk

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Exercise and being fit is an important factor for health and longevity – and now we have identified a critical gap among breast cancer patients: they have much lower fitness than women of similar age without breast cancer. Why? Recent research we conducted shows that breast cancer treatments, like chemotherapy and radiation, have a negative …Read More

Pink Ribbon Cooking: Recipe for Sole Piccata

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Intimately touched by his wife’s breast cancer diagnosis and the loss of her mother to lung cancer, Curtiss now channels his professional skills and time toward raising awareness and supporting organizations that are on the frontline in the fight against cancer. Learn more at www.pinkribboncooking.com.  From Chef Curtiss: Piccata is a classic preparation of a food …Read More

Patient Story: Jake Burton Shreds Cancer

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In 2011, Jake Burton had one of his heart valves repaired at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Several months later, he arrived at the clinic for a follow-up appointment. He had begun to suffer from flu-like symptoms in the weeks leading up to his appointment, and by the time he arrived in Minnesota, he was …Read More

Colorectal Cancer: 6 Myths Associated with Colonoscopy

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening. Visit the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Web site to learn more. What are …Read More

Men’s Health: When & Why To Test for Men’s Cancers

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We are in a day and age where every week a new medically related discovery is made and not infrequently, this results in another new test. The challenge for the field of clinical medicine going forward is to better and more adequately assess the true usefulness of all these new tests before beginning to use …Read More

Kidney Cancer: New Technologies, New Treatments

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March is National Kidney Month. Learn more about kidney health and share information with your loved ones and community. In our new and ever-evolving medical realm, patients undergo more imaging to determine the cause for their complaints, and doctors are presented with more findings that need be analyzed and discussed. This happens with kidney cancer. Today, …Read More

Colorectal Cancer: What Should I Expect When Undergoing a Colonoscopy?

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening. Visit the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Web site to learn more. What should …Read More

Colorectal Cancer: How Do I Prepare for a Colonoscopy?

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening. Visit the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Web site to learn more. How do …Read More

Deep Vein Thrombosis: What You Need to Know About Blood Clots & Your Health

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March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), 300,000-600,000 people are affected by DVT or pulmonary embolism (PE) in the United States every year. Fatal pulmonary emboli cause more deaths than breast cancer and AIDS combined. Dr. Margaret Kennedy, a hematologist at Fletcher Allen, has …Read More

Colorectal Cancer: What Are the Screening Tests & Who Should Get Them?

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening. Visit the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Web site to learn more. What are …Read More

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