WellTuned spoke with Dr. Daniel Cusator, a medical director in care management for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, about screenings and what patients should know.
Commercials for the HPV vaccine are commonplace these days, but many people don’t know much about the disease itself.
Colorectal cancer can be prevented or treated successfully when caught early up to 92% of the time, yet it is still the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Why? “People don’t get their screenings when they should,” says colorectal surgeon Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero. It’s as simple as that.
Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamins, potassium and fiber.
Cancer patients need as much strength as possible to heal, yet 80% of cancer patients suffer from malnutrition. Here is some information for cancer patients and caregivers about ways to incorporate the right nutrients into a patient’s diet.
In the last 40 years, cervical cancer has declined by more than 50% because of the pap test, yet 15% of Tennessee women still don’t get screened. Here’s what a screening entails and why you should get one.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Tennessee. Dr. Phillip Burns offers 7 things women should know about breast cancer.
This month is Cervical Health Awareness Month. What is cervical cancer and how can you prevent it? Here’s what you need to know.
Some of the most recent stats about breast cancer paint a brighter picture of how advances in detection and medicine have given many of these women another chance at life.
“Surprisingly, it can also be distressing when your cancer treatment ends. Suddenly, you have no more doctor’s appointments, exams or tests, and nobody checks on you for months at a time.”