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Welcome to the 3-D Mammogram – Why You Should Embrace This New Technology

by Dr. Mala Shah - in Cancer

“Should I get a 3D mammogram?” Every day my patients ask me this question.  And my answer is always the same — absolutely! 3D mammography, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), provides more information about your breasts than a 2D mammogram. …

employee discussing prostate cancer with their doctor.

Testing Employees for Prostate Cancer

Many screening vendors propose testing for prostate cancer, using the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test. (There is another way to check for prostate cancer, but I can't describe it in a family publication like Corporate Wellness. Plus I don't want to…

For Mens health month, all men over the age of 50 should get a prostate exam and PSA test.

June is Men’s Health Month: Focus on Prostate Screenings

by Dr. Jonathan Elion - in Cancer

June is Men's Health Month, when we focus on prevention, detection, and treatment of disease in men and boys. As a cardiologist, it is tempting for me to use this platform to talk about heart disease. Instead, I have decided to push myself beyond that, connecting…

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Holistic Approaches for Employees Coping with Cancer

Larissa Brass - in Cancer, Column

When Sandy Tracy was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year, the last people she felt like talking to about it were her co-workers. “I don’t like people feeling sorry for me,” she said. “I just wanted to go back to everything being OK. I just wanted…