Medical Myth – Colorectal Cancer Prevention – Penn State Cancer Institute

Medical Myth – Colorectal Cancer Prevention – Penn State Cancer Institute

Colorectal cancer absolutely can be prevented because there is a precursor to the cancer itself that we call a polyp. And this is a benign growth in the colon or rectum that can be removed by a colonoscopy before it turns into cancer. So yes, colorectal cancer can be prevented.

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Memory Issues and Aging Penn State Health 5

Memory Issues and Aging Penn State Health 5

Well, most of I think what you think talking about is really normal aging and there were memory changes and cognitive changes in normal aging but when you’re having repeated problems, problems that come up every day and an impact on your life. Problems like finding words, finding your way around familiar places, getting lost, […]

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What is Telehealth? Penn State Health 3

Telehealth is about taking care of patients through the use of video, the use of audio but taking care of them where they are. And so at Penn State Health, we have the thing called, Penn State Health OnDemand. So if you’re at Hershey, you’re in Hummelstown, you’re anywhere in Pennsylvania, heck if you’re anywhere […]

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New drugs spark hope for breast cancer patients

New drugs spark hope for breast cancer patients

– Thank you. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death for women in the United States. Two drugs are giving new hope to patients diagnosed with an advanced type of breast cancer. 41 Action News anchor, Bryant Maddrick, has today’s Your Health Matters. – [Bryant] Breast cancer, a scary diagnosis for anyone, but […]

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Cancer Causing Foods You Should Avoid | Tamil Health Tips

Cancer Causing Foods You Should Avoid | Tamil Health Tips

Cancer Causing Foods You Should Avoid – Tamil Health Tips The diseases which affect most of us are Cancer, Diabetes, Blood Pressure. Have you ever thought which causes cancer. Normally we come to know about some disease only after we gets affected and it is dangerous if this continues. The food we take is a […]

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Plant-based diet could improve survival among women with colorectal cancer

Plant-based diet could improve survival among women with colorectal cancer

A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition suggests that enterolactone, an estrogen-like compound formed by the breakdown of whole grains and other plant-based foods by gut bacteria, could protect against the risk of death due to colorectal cancer—at least, for women. For men, just the opposite could be true: high concentrations of […]

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Milk. White Poison or Healthy Drink?

Milk. White Poison or Healthy Drink?

Over the last decade, milk has become a bit controversial. Some people say it’s a necessary and nutritious food, vital for healthy bones, but others say it can cause cancer and lead to an early death. So, who’s right? And why are we drinking it anyway? [Intro music] Milk is the basis of every mammal’s […]

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Do we have scientific evidence of the best diet for longevity? | Peter Attia

Do we have scientific evidence of the best diet for longevity? | Peter Attia

[Rhonda]: What are you eating, then, to try to delay the aging process like what is…so diet obviously plays a very important role in aging and I’m trying to figure out exactly the best diet to eat and talk a little bit about what I think, but I’d love to get some of your thoughts. […]

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Does Health Insurance Cover the Cost of the Oncotype DX® Test?

Does Health Insurance Cover the Cost of the Oncotype DX® Test?

Jay K. Harness: When I ordered the Oncotype DX test, my patients are naturally concerned whether their insurance will cover the cost of the test. Let me go through the individual indications for the test and then address the issue of insurance coverage. The most common breast cancer in the United States is estrogen receptor […]

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