CARLISLE, PA—Carlisle Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce a new lung cancer screening program, designed to detect the early signs of lung cancer in individuals who may be at high risk for developing lung cancer.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and we'd like to encourage you to become proactive about your health and learn more about ways to detect and prevent colorectal cancer. Your family history plays a large role in your risk for the disease, as your risk increases if a family member had colon cancer. So, this month, take a positive step towards being healthy, educate yourself, start talking to your family, and share what you've learned.
People who develop cancer and people who have cancer often wonder what effect stress has on the disease. Does it cause cancer? Does it affect the ability to beat the disease? Does it lead to recurrence?
A new study suggests that the 6 to 10 percent of Americans who use prescription sleep medications such as Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata are more likely to develop cancer, and far more likely to die prematurely, compared to those who take no sleep aids.
(Columbus, OH) -- Many times, members of Amish communities view things differently than the rest of the world, including the role of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
In this episode of Radio Smart Talk, the Pennsylvania Department of Health discusses the second annual "Quit for Love" anti-smoking campaign.
How do cancer rates in the Amish community compare to cancer rates in the rest of the population? A geneticist at the Ohio University set out to answer that question.
In our new "Ask the Experts" video blog series, expert oncologists in Central PA help us answer thought-provoking questions about cancer.
We asked Dr. Shanthi Sivendran, a hematologist/oncologist at Lancaster General Health to help us answer these questions:
Is there more cancer today then ever?
Can stress cause cancer?