Understanding precancerous polyps and colonoscopy

We’re often reminded of the importance of colonoscopies, but do we really know why? Paul Conarty, MD, Parkview Physicians Group – Colon & Rectal...
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Colorectal cancer: 9 risk factors of note

Colorectal cancer (cancer in the colon or rectum) is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S., but it doesn’t have to be. March is...
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Screening for early detection of colorectal cancer

In preparation for our upcoming event, Colorectal Cancer – Know the Facts, Paul Conarty, MD, PPG – Colon & Rectal Surgery, shares the bottom line when...
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The role of food for cancer prevention and...

We all know that what we eat affects how we feel, and a healthy diet is a key factor in preventing many diseases. Laura Kerwin, MA, RDN, CD,...
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The importance of self-care for cancer caregivers

When a loved one is battling cancer, oftentimes their caregiver experiences some unexpected effects as well. Exhaustion, commonly linked to stress,...
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Just what does a mobile mammography unit look...

When Francine’s Friends was introduced in 2005, the mission was simple: Increase cancer screenings in Northeast Indiana by providing a highly...
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So many things to celebrate

According to their website, “National Cancer Survivors Day® is a celebration for those who have survived and an inspiration to those recently...
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Save your skin: The ABCDs of melanoma

Warmer temperatures, more sunlit hours for play and activities, and a full social agenda, make May a perfect fit for Melanoma Awareness Month. Debi...
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A call for quitters

Since November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Pulmonology Specialist Eric G. Peterson, MD, to participate in a quick Q&A on the topic. What...
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Calculating breast cancer risks

The Parkview Breast Surgery team wants every woman to be self-aware and educated about her personal health. It was this objective that inspired The...
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