In this bulletin we will discuss dietetic recommendations to manage common digestive issues that happen after a Whipple surgery according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Pancreatic Network.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. This March, it's more important than ever to bring awareness to the disease. The screening guidelines have changed.
Esophageal Cancer is difficult to detect and usually isn’t diagnosed until symptoms become problematic. A research team at Johns Hopkins has developed a surprisingly simple screening method.
According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that in 2019 about 56,770 people (29,940 men and 26,830 women) will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. In an attempt to cure the disease, some patients can undergo a Whipple surgery. Read this bulletin to learn more about dietary recommendations for pancreatic cancer after a this type of surgery.
Many factors go into maintaining your family’s well-being, one of them is knowing how to store food properly in order to keep food safe for your loved ones. In this bulletin, you will learn the basic safety rules given by the USDA for cold food.
A recent study involving the use of tamoxifen for early types of breast cancer showed promising results for breast cancer patients and their treatments. Remember to conduct monthly self breast exams in order to detect any abnormalities. Early detection is vital for the treatment of breast cancer.
Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States and has been recently found to increase the risk of certain cancers in young adults. It is important to establish healthy lifestyle habits at an early age in order to reduce the risk of cancer.
The western diet promotes the consumption of refined and processed foods and flours which causes a reduction in fiber intake. Most American adults eat an average of 15 grams of fiber per day; way below the daily recommendation. Read this bulletin to learn everything from daily intake recommendations, to a delicious recipe high in fiber and much more.
When going through prostate cancer treatment, being able to maintain a high quality of life is important to patients. In this recent study, Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiation Therapy plus Brachytherapy were compared to determine which option resulted in better patient outcomes and a higher quality of life.
Protecting healthy tissue and preserving mental function is critically important for patients with brain tumors. Our Chief Medical Physicist, Robert Tokarz, breaks down the latest radiation therapy options available to patients.