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Recent Study: Colorectal Cancer in Millennials

According to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, while colorectal cancer within the United States has experienced an overall decline, it has however been increasing among young adults. And the puzzling part – no one knows why.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day and in tandem with Women’s History Month, we wanted to highlight just some of the influential women in the cancer field.

Medical Arts Radiology Patient Reviews

Like everything else nowadays, you don’t make decisions without researching first — especially when it involves the health of your child. For parents in need of medical imaging services for their little ones, choose Medical Arts Radiology. Just take a look at what some of our youngest patients have had to say about our facilities!

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

“Now, therefore, I, William J. Clinton, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim March 2000 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.” It was 17 years ago that President Clinton declared March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in an effort to encourage healthcare providers, advocacy groups, policymakers, and citizens to help raise awareness of this “silent disease.” This year, it’s estimated that there will be 135,400 new cases and 50,300 deaths as a result of colon and rectal (also known as colorectal) cancer. But by knowing your risks and getting tested annually, you can help reduce this number.

5 Lung Cancer Myths

To continue raising awareness this Cancer Prevention Month, we wanted to share some common myths about lung cancer and lung cancer screening.

What Causes Cancer?

What causes cancer? A question too often asked. While some factors cannot be controlled, did you know that the World Cancer Research Fund estimates that 20 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the US could have been prevented — largely through lifestyle changes?

Medical Arts Radiology Opens New Division: PURE Mammography

Have you heard? It’s now easier than ever to get a mammogram. Medical Arts Radiology is proud to announce the opening of the first screening mammography site located inside a Long Island mall - PURE Mammography at the Smith Haven Mall.

Winter Storm Safety Tips: Heart Health

It’s hard to believe that a normal chore like shoveling can cause a heart attack, but as we prepare for the impending storm — heart health is on our mind.

World Cancer Day: Raising Awareness

Saturday, February 4th, we celebrate World Cancer Day — a global initiative meant to unite the population in the fight against cancer. This year joins the three year campaign of “We can. I can,” meant to explore how we, as a collective, or us, as individuals, can do our parts in reducing the global burden of cancer.

Heart Disease Facts for National Wear Red Day

It’s National Wear Red Day, held annually on the first Friday of February to raise awareness about heart disease in women. While heart disease can affect all walks of life, it is estimated that 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke each year.