Signs and Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Read original article HERE. Most gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) occur in the stomach or small intestine. These tumors often grow into the empty space inside the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, so they might not cause symptoms right away unless they are in a certain location or reach a certain size. Small tumors might not cause any […]

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The Future of Healthcare: “Healthcare is far too reactive” with Dr. Jeff Patton of OneOncology and Christina D. Warner

Jeff Patton, MD, Tennessee Oncology, CEO, OneOncology, President of Physician Services Hello everyone- Is it hot enough yet? For July I’d like to share my interview, just published in Thrive Global, for a series spotlighting healthcare leaders and topics currently on their radar. My goal was to communicate the commitment we all share as a […]

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Population of US Cancer Survivors Grows to Nearly 17 Million

Read original article HERE. The number of cancer survivors in the United States continues to go up. A new report by the American Cancer Society – in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute – estimates there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors alive in the US today, and that number will grow to more […]

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New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the US

View original article HERE. Date: May 22, 2019 Source: Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus Summary: A new study has estimated the association between suboptimal consumption of seven types of foods and specific cancers. They found that poor diet is on par with alcohol, excessive body weight, and physical activity. Full Story: A new modeling study […]

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How Family History Affects Prostate Cancer Risk

Read original article HERE. It has long been known that men with a family history of prostate cancer are at higher risk of getting it themselves. Now researchers from Sweden have calculated just how much having a brother or father with prostate cancer – or both – raises the risk. They also figured out how […]

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