Tagged Posts: "Cancer" (73)

Nutrition Tips to Reduce Your Colorectal Cancer Risk

Diagnosed cases of colorectal cancer are on the rise in younger adults under age 50. Clinical dietitian Kristen Leavitt shares simple ways you can lower your risk through better nutrition. Read More

Posted March 14, 2023 | By Kristen Leavitt, MHA, RDN, CSP, LD
Colonoscopy or At-Home Screening: What You Should Know

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save your life. But can use of an at-home screening kit really improve your chances? Yes, according to one of our experts, but not as much the trusted colonoscopy. Here’s why. Read More

Posted February 07, 2023 | With Janice Rafferty, MD
How Your DNA Can Impact the Medications You Take

Learn how genetic medication counseling is helping patients achieve better outcomes by tailoring their prescriptions to their DNA. Read More

Posted December 01, 2022 | By Healthspirations Staff
Lung Cancer Awareness Month - 2022

Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in Ohio and Kentucky. Learn how a quick, non-invasive screening can increase your odds for survival and other ways to keep your lungs healthy for years to come. Read More

Posted November 01, 2022
Bone-Fortifying Foods to Consider During Prostate Cancer Treatment

Some prostate cancer treatments carry a risk for developing osteoporosis and brittle bones. Learn how adding a nutritionist to your care team can fortify those bones with a food-based approach. Read More

Posted September 22, 2022 | By Laura Loch, RDN, LD, The Christ Hospital Cancer Center
My Doctor Recommended Prostate Surgery. What Are My Options?

Prostate surgery is now mostly done through a minimally invasive approach with better outcomes and lower risks of side effects. Urology specialist Dr. Justin Cox answers questions about newer techniques and their advantages over open surgery. Read More

Posted September 02, 2022 | By Justin Cox, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Urology
Should You Get Screened for Prostate Cancer? And When?

Prostate cancer doesn't act the same in every man - and sometimes may not even need surgery for treatment. Urology specialist Dr. Justin Cox shares why for most guys, screening starts with a simple talk with your doctor. Read More

Posted September 01, 2022 | By Justin Cox, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Urology
My Prostate Screening is Abnormal. Now What Should I Do?

What do your PSA test results mean? Learn the indications of potential prostate cancer—and what your next steps might be. Read More

Posted September 01, 2022 | By Justin Cox, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Urology
September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Spotting cancer early saves lives. During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, our team wants to remind men about the importance of screening and ways for men to lower their prostate cancer risk. Read More

Posted September 01, 2022
Reduce Skin Cancer Risk While Soaking Up the Summer Sun

Summer is here and as you're spending more time in the sun, it's important to remember your skin. Read what B105 radio personality Chelsie learned from one of our experts to help you stay safe all summer long. Read More

Posted June 09, 2022 | By Chelsie, B105 radio personality; and Jewell Gaulding, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Dermatology
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