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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Colorectal cancer is preventable through early...

Colorectal cancer is far too common in the United States, but can be prevented through early screening. Why not learn more about screening options and...
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Endometrial Cancer: 101

     Understanding gynecologic cancers is extremely important for women, their families and their communities. When I gave a lecture on gynecologic...
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Magical thinking and denial: learning to think...

Writing about cancer is difficult. Who’s going to read it? Even using the word can be difficult. Our aversion to the topic takes the form of magical...
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The "C" Word: Part 3, Myths 3 and 4

The recognition of World Cancer Day, February 4, creates an important opportunity to debunk myths that continue to exist in both developed and...
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The "C" Word: Part 2, Myth 2

Yesterday, I introduced the concept of World Cancer Day, coming up tomorrow, February 4, 2013. The UICC (Union for International Cancer Control) has...
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The "C" Word - Part 1, Myth 1

Is there anyone whose life has not been touched by cancer? Each one of us has, or will have, a personal relationship with the "C" word.  It's the...
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Free Community Forum on Breast Cancer and Genetics...

October has been a month focused on raising awareness for breast cancer - the diagnosis, treatment and survival. Perhaps all the talk about breast...
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