Lifestyle

Is There a Coffee-Cancer Connection?
3.20.2019 hopeful

Last week, we sprang forward for daylight savings. Losing that extra hour of sleep has forced many of us to rely on a certain warm, fragrant, comforting and caffeinated beverage to cope. But after many conflicting reports, the question remains, is drinking coffee bad for your health?

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At-Home Colon Cancer Screening Kits
3.20.2019 hopeful

Because more and more people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer, it’s important for people of all ages to be well-versed in their screening options. The recommended age to screen has been changed to 45, following a sustained increase in colorectal cancer in adults under 50.

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

About 1 in 20 Americans will develop colon or rectal cancer at some point during their lifetime. Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer among newly diagnosed cancer patients in the U.S. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help lower your risk.

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Endometrial Cancer Part 2
2.27.2019 Dory Benford

Endometrial cancer rates are on the rise, especially for non-Hispanic black women, and statistics show that black women are twice as likely to die from the disease. This news is startling, but it’s important for black women to stay informed so they can take appropriate action.

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Endometrial Cancer Part 1
2.27.2019 Dory Benford

Endometrial cancer is actually the most common cancer found in women’s reproductive organs, yet we tend to hear more about cervical and breast cancer. Here is some important information about what endometrial cancer is, how to recognize it and how to reduce your risk.

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Black History Month: Honoring Contributions to Cancer Treatment
2.25.2019 Dory Benford

Black History Month was created to shine a light on the important role African-Americans have played in U.S. history. This Black History Month, we’re honoring the significant contributions that black people have made to advance science and improve cancer care for everyone.

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