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Be a wise health consumer: How to avoid fraud and scams

March 22, 2017
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Fraudulent and unproven health products and services are a common problem, and billions of dollars are spent every year to promote them. What can you do to avoid scams? Here are some common red flags to watch for.

When should you get checked for colorectal cancer?

March 20, 2017
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Colorectal cancer is rising among millennials, raising the question: Should people be screened earlier than they are now? Colorectal cancer can be prevented if polyps are caught early. Here’s when you should be screened if you’re at moderate or high risk for colorectal cancer. 

The worst lies you tell your doctor

March 20, 2017
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Going to the doctor can be scary or embarrassing for patients -- and this can sometimes lead them to lie to their physician. A little lie can't hurt, can it? When it comes to your health, it certainly can. You could be preventing an accurate diagnosis and hurting your chances for a longer, healthier life.

Exciting new frontiers in treating head and neck cancers

March 01, 2017
There’s some good news in the treatment of head and neck squamous cell cancers: New treatments are moving us closer to directly targeting and destroying these cancers and easing the debilitating side effects that hurt some patients.

Cancer and sex: Adjusting to changes that can come with this disease

January 04, 2017
A cancer diagnosis can change many things in our lives, including how we feel about sex and intimacy. Radiation treatment, chemotherapy and some cancer surgeries can affect our sexuality. But good communications, support, post-cancer remedies and changes in our personal relationships can help us adjust and still enjoy this part of life.

Creative expression programs

December 02, 2016

Art Therapy: An Approach for Healing Art therapy is a combination of counseling and expressive arts and can help you reduce stress, increase...

Giving back: Join the Patient Education Review Committee

December 02, 2016

The Swedish Cancer Institute is looking for people like you! We would like to provide our current and former patients with an opportunity to...

Classes for those with cancer, families and caregivers

December 02, 2016

The Swedish Cancer Institute offers programs to assist cancer patients, survivors, their families, friends and caregivers in making treatment...

Coping with cancer

December 02, 2016

For those with cancer, treatment is often about survival. However, it is imperative to maintain the highest quality of life possible during this...

Managing cancer with your career

December 02, 2016

By Dillon van Rensburg, health education intern With more than one million new cases of cancer reported in America this year, you are not alone...

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