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  • Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    A rare and difficult disease to diagnose, eye cancer can have devastating consequences to vision and overall health. The American Cancer Society estimates over 3,000 cancers of the eye are diagnosed annually, and over 300 people die of the disease each year.Every part of the eye is vulnerable: the eyeball, eye socket and eyelid can all develop cancer. Eyeball cancers include melanoma, ...

  • Get Acquainted With The Facts Of Testicular Cancer

    Get Acquainted With The Facts Of Testicular Cancer

    Young men in the prime of their lives may feel like they’re invulnerable to cancer. However, according to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 8,850 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 35.Highly treatable and almost always curable if caught early, testicular cancer can strike men of any age. ...

  • Don't Feel The Burn This Summer: Protect Yourself From Melanoma

    Don't Feel The Burn This Summer: Protect Yourself From Melanoma

    A diagnosis that often inspires fear and dread, melanoma provides good cause for concern. The most deadly form of skin cancer, it's responsible for 75 percent of all skin cancer deaths. However, it is largely curable if detected and treated early. Learning the risk factors and minimizing the chances of developing the disease through early detection and sun-safe habits is key, according ...

  • Reduce Your Cancer Risk With Positive Lifestyle Habits

    Reduce Your Cancer Risk With Positive Lifestyle Habits

    Studies show that one third of all cancers diagnosed in the United States are related to lifestyle factors such as obesity, poor nutrition, alcohol or tobacco usage. By making simple changes to everyday lifestyle habits, however, people can significantly reduce their risk of developing cancer.With a little knowledge and determination, adopting the following practices can help reduce the ...

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Offers Comprehensive Cancer Pain Management Treatments

    NewYork-Presbyterian Offers Comprehensive Cancer Pain Management Treatments

    The pain associated with cancer often does more than just hurt. It can interfere with work, daily activities and relationships, but in many cases, is highly treatable. However, many patients do not report pain or seek the necessary treatment.Cancer pain is unique to each individual and depends on a variety of factors. These can include the type of cancer, the stage and location of the ...

  • NYP's Groundbreaking Research Helps Those With Bone Marrow Cancers

    NYP's Groundbreaking Research Helps Those With Bone Marrow Cancers

    Deep inside our bones, bone marrow produces the blood cells that supply our bodies with life and fight infections. However, when bone marrow fails to produce enough healthy red or white blood cells and platelets, it can quickly become a problem.Every year, about 13,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with bone marrow disorders called myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Roughly 30 percent ...

  • During Cancer Survivorship, NYP Helps Keep Hearts Beating

    During Cancer Survivorship, NYP Helps Keep Hearts Beating

    Thanks to improvements in cancer detection and treatment, there are over 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. However, as cancer survivors live longer, many become at risk for heart problems due to the long-term effects of the very treatments that saved them. Thanks to the work of cardiologists and oncologists, doctors and patients are discovering how to minimize cardiac ...

  • You Are What You Eat: NYP Examines Obesity-Cancer Correlation

    You Are What You Eat: NYP Examines Obesity-Cancer Correlation

    For most people, losing weight to look and feel good is a lifestyle priority. However, studies have shown that maintaining a healthy weight is also one the of the most important steps people can take to reduce the risk of cancer.According to the World Health Organization, obesity and being overweight has been linked to 13 different types of cancer, including esophageal, liver, stomach ...

  • Hope Is On The Horizon For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    Hope Is On The Horizon For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    For those fighting the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, hospitals like NewYork-Presbyterian are providing hope and treatment during difficult times.Deemed a "silent killer" due to its lack of warning symptoms, pancreatic cancer is often too advanced at diagnosis to be effectively treated. As a result, more than 90 percent of pancreatic cancer ...

  • NYP Pioneers New Treatment Options For Blood-Related Cancers

    NYP Pioneers New Treatment Options For Blood-Related Cancers

    Blood provides all the nutrients, oxygen and antibodies a person needs to stay healthy. Yet every three minutes, one person in the United States is diagnosed with a hematologic -- blood or lymph -- cancer. Fortunately, doctors are on the verge of several major advances in treatment that offer improved chances of survival and enhanced quality of life.Hematologic cancers, of which there ...

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