One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. To put that into perspective, if you know more than eight women, chances are
Getting screened for colon and rectal cancer has long been something you had to undergo under the care and supervision of a physician with sedation and a somewhat unpleasant prep-process, not to mention needing to
Approximately 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, making it the second most common cancer in American men. That may be a shocking stat to read because you may not hear about prostate cancer all that often. It may be even more shocking when you consider the fact that breast cancer has the same diagnosis rate in American women, yet you may hear about breast cancer research, prevention and treatment more often.
While you may have some apprehension about heading into your doctor’s office or imaging center, especially as the delta variant of the coronavirus has caused cases to rise again in North Texas, putting off vital health screenings could be doing more harm than good.
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, but how much do you know about the disease? In 2021, it’s estimated that over 1,700 Texas women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, according to the American
For Carla Dawson, healthcare is both a calling and a career. As chief people officer for Texas Health Resources, she leads HR area for the system that supports the over 24,000 employees who provide care
A family history of breast cancer solidified one woman's priority to get regular mammograms, even in a pandemic -- and it may have saved her life.
According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a significant portion of Texas women are not screened for cervical cancer. While most women do undergo cervical cancer screenings as recommended,
Between carpool, last-minute science projects, that load of laundry that keeps piling up, or pulling the team together during the last leg of a big work project, as a woman, there can be plenty of
Ask Renee Jones this question and you will get a very personal answer: “Because it could save your life. A 3D mammogram caught my breast cancer early so I could begin treatment quickly and have