cancer

Six Reasons to Get a Mammogram (and What to Expect When You Do)

Linda C. Wieczynski, MS, RN, Clinical Coordinator, MedStar Health Cancer Network January 31, 2020

Nearly one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and it’s the second leading…

How lung cancer screening can save your life.

Clara Yoder, BSN, RN, CCRN March 06, 2020

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, killing more men and women than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined….

Managing cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Oncologist, Medical Director of Cancer Services, Washington Cancer Institute May 08, 2020

Managing cancer is a constant battle. As with all serious illnesses, cancer patients have critical needs that can’t wait. And…

How and why to get a second opinion for cancer diagnosis using video visits.

Dr. Shweta Kurian, MD June 10, 2020

When you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, a second opinion can give you the information you need to make the best…

How colonoscopies can prevent colon cancer.

Michael Sickler, Program Manager, Colon Cancer Screening Program September 23, 2020

Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in men and women in the United States, according…

How to increase your chances of surviving lung cancer.

Irina Veytsman, MD, Medical hematologist and oncologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center November 11, 2020

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, as more people in the United States die from the disease than…