Showing Stories tagged with: Cancer
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October 13, 2022
Electronic health record data identifies more people to screen early, potentially saving lives.
September 16, 2022
It’s called integrative health, and it’s a promising way to deliver care with complementary therapies.
June 8, 2022
5 tips and recipes to make your grilling the healthiest it can be.
May 13, 2022
Patients in clinical trials receive double the care they normally would.
May 3, 2022
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
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
It’s the third most common cancer, but it can be caught early. Time to get comfortable talking about colorectal cancer.
November 24, 2021
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
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
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
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."
March 15, 2021
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.
November 10, 2020
"A routine mammogram may have saved my life."
March 16, 2020
In the United States, colorectal cancer – cancer of the colon or rectum – is the second most common cancer affecting both men and women. It is also the second leading cause of cancer deaths in both Vermont and New York, despite being largely preventable. Unlike many cancers, colorectal cancer can be caught early and