Articles about Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Awareness
with David Dozer, M.D., gastroenterologist, Baptist Medical Group

Every month should be breast cancer awareness month.

Any time is a good time to start doing the right things to help prevent breast cancer. You can’t control some factors such as age, gender, family history and genetic makeup, but many more risk factors are in your control:

Women in all stages of life should know what to expect from a mammogram and work with their doctor to put together a personalized mammogram schedule. Everyone is different. Here are a few things you should know about mammograms so you can make the decisions that are best for you.

What is HPV?

Human Papillomavirus, more commonly known as HPV, can affect both females and males. Most types of HPV are harmless. Do not cause any symptoms, and go away on their own.