To Vape or Not to Vape?

To Vape or Not to Vape?

It is common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health. Many are familiar with the fact that smoking cigarettes increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer.1 Furthermore, each carton is wrapped in plastic and health warnings and sold with high...
ASCO 2021 and the Push for Equality in Health Care

ASCO 2021 and the Push for Equality in Health Care

June 4th¬ to June 8th was the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Equality: Every Patient. Every Day. Everywhere.” In addition to speaking on advances in cancer research, presenters spoke on the disparities and boundaries in cancer care....
Understanding Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Understanding Breast Cancer Risk Factors

About 13% of women in the United States have or will experience breast cancer at some point in their lives.1 Awareness of the risk factors (genetic, environmental, and behavioral) and importance of regular screening can mitigate cancer development or help catch it...
Tips and Tricks for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

Tips and Tricks for Protecting Your Skin This Summer

With over 40% of the U.S. population having received their first vaccine and the CDC easing restrictions for fully vaccinated individuals, more and more people are enjoying the outdoors.1,2 In addition to the safety measures that the CDC has urged us to implement to...

A Cancer Trial for All of Us

“Clinical trials are the primary way in which researchers learn more about cancer and cancer treatments. However, less than 5% of those battling cancer will ever be included in a clinical trial.[2,3] That number becomes dramatically smaller when considering younger,...