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March 20, 2023
The Best Colorectal Cancer Screening? The One You Get Done
Colorectal cancer is the second-most-common cancer in men and women in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society, but can be caught early and prevented with one simple step: screening. One of our experts explains the options.
January 6, 2023
3 Cutting-Edge Cancer-Fighting Tools
From molecular engineering to artificial intelligence, new cancer treatments and tests provide new hope.
October 13, 2022
Who Gets Screened for Lung Cancer? More Patients Now.
Electronic health record data identifies more people to screen early, potentially saving lives.
September 16, 2022
Moving the Health Care Needle
It’s called integrative health, and it’s a promising way to deliver care with complementary therapies.
June 8, 2022
Fired Up About Summer Grilling!
5 tips and recipes to make your grilling the healthiest it can be.
May 13, 2022
Clinical Trials Are Best Option for Many Cancer Patients
Patients in clinical trials receive double the care they normally would.
May 3, 2022
Something New Under the Sun
Our region has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the U.S. Our experts explain which moles need a closer look.
March 9, 2022
With Help from Young Survivors Group, Oncology Nurse Has Peak Experience
When Kelly Gernander began experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms, she went for a colonoscopy. The enterologist had an unwelcome surprise. She had bowel cancer.
March 3, 2022
9 Questions You’re Too Shy To Ask: Colon Health
It’s the third most common cancer, but it can be caught early. Time to get comfortable talking about colorectal cancer.
November 24, 2021
With Profound Appreciation, Thomas
Thomas Jackson suffered a massive seizure due to a brain tumor he didn’t even know was there. He arrived at the University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Department unconscious. Watch this video of Jackson's difficult road to recovery and his gratitude to staff for the care he received.
October 25, 2021
11 Mammogram Questions You’re Too Shy To Ask
Breast health experts Kim Dittus, MD, and Michelle Sowden, MD, of UVM Medical Center’s Breast Care Center join Mammography Team Leader Brittani Trombley, of UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center, to answer the 11 breast care and preventive health questions they’ve heard from their patients.
September 24, 2021
Breast Cancer: What We Know Today
Every two minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. The good news? Significant scientific advancements in the past few decades mean earlier detection and better treatment.
September 6, 2021
Good for Your Gut: A Recipe for Spicy Kimchi Slaw
What does your gut bacteria have to do with your cancer treatment? "Plenty" says Kim Dittus, MD. "What we eat influences what bugs are found in our GI tract and in turn the impact of immunotherapy."
November 10, 2020
Geri Ann’s Story: Don’t Delay Your Mammogram
"A routine mammogram may have saved my life."