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Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Health

As spring is the season of renewal, there is no time better than now to spring clean your health! See below for some simple tips to get you started:

5 Signs of Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer, or renal cell carcinoma (RCC), may not be as spoken of as breast, prostate, lung or colon cancer, but it still makes the top 10 cancers list. According to the American Cancer Society, almost 64,000 new cases of kidney cancer will occur this year and about 14,400 people will die from the disease.

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.

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.