Navigating Cancer Lee Memorial Health System Cancer navigators do exactly what their title suggests. They guide people who are newly diagnosed with any number of cancers. In Bruce's case it was prostate. They also assist with breast, lung, brain and gastrointestinal disease.
Most Preventable Cancers Lee Memorial Health System The choices we make could be killing us when it comes to cancer. Most non-inherited cancers are linked to the foods we eat, our physical activity and lifestyle choices. Making changes, we may be able to change our risk. Topping the list of preventable cancers are skin cancers.
Breast Cancer in Younger Women Lee Memorial Health System Cancer in young women is typically caught at later stages because no one is looking. Mammograms aren't recommended under age 40, so it often comes down to women being diligent about changes in their body.
Making Cancer Manageable Lee Memorial Health System Imagine turning some cancers from a terminal disease into a chronic illness. Researchers believe we aren't too far off. They're now tailoring drugs to individual patients to keep their cancer cells from replicating.