SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: Most cancer is sporadic, however at least 5-to-10 percent of cancers are attributed to an inherited mutation that significantly increase a person’s risk of developing cancer. Dr. Allison DePersia talks about how genetic testing can help identify inherited mutations predisposing to cancer and treatment options.
SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: Colorectal cancer screening and care
SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.
While rates of colon cancer are decreasing for adults over the age of 50, they are increasing for younger adults. If current trends continue, the incidence rates of colon and rectal cancers in 2030 will increase by 90 percent and 124 percent, respectively, for people 20 to 34 years of age, according to a 2014 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Surgery.
NorthShore University HealthSystem is on the cutting edge of minimally invasive approaches for colorectal cancer including laparoscopic and robotic approaches that improve outcomes, reduce complications, and decrease recovery time.Read the full article
SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: HPV-related head and neck cancer
SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: HPV associated head and neck cancers are not like traditional head and neck cancers in that many patients have none of the traditional risk factors but survival rate is very good for these patients.
NorthShore University HealthSystem is focused on optimizing treatment in a multidisciplinary fashion that leads to a good long-term quality of life without compromising cure.Read the full article
SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: Joint replacement surgery
SPONSORED ADVERTISING BY NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM: Many people have anxiety when facing joint replacement surgery.
Dr. Anand Srinivasan discusses the different approaches and options for this procedure and how these lead to ideal outcomes.Read the full article
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