CARE + PREVENTION
American Heart Month
Colon Cancer Awareness
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women. Discover prevention tips, the truth about a colonoscopy, and alternative methods to testing.
Kidney Health Awareness
Kidney stones are a relatively common occurrence, especially in the United States. They affect approximately one in ten people throughout their lifetime, and the incidence of kidney stones has actually increased over the past few decades.
Skin Cancer Awareness
Testicular Cancer Awareness
The exact cause of most testicular cancers is not known, but there are definite links to other conditions which will increase a man’s risk of developing the cancer. Currently, researchers are searching for which genes are responsible for testicular cancer. By identifying the genes responsible, more targeted therapies can be developed to fight the testicular cancer cells.
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the late Sean Kimerling, the Emmy Award-winning anchor of WB 11 sports and pre-game announcer for the Mets, who passed away from testicular cancer on September 9, 2003 at age 37, we want to stress to men the importance of screening and understanding their risk factors early on.
If you've been diagnosed with testicular cancer, you have many treatment options available. It's important know this cancer is 90-95% curable if caught early. Here's your options.