February is National Cancer Prevention Month. This is a great time to focus on habits to lower your risk and prevent cancer, not just for the month but for the years ahead.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. However, cervical cancer is preventable with vaccinations and regular screening.
Since its launch in 2018, the Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN), has enrolled more than 350 Minnesotans on prevention, symptom management, and cancer treatment protocols near their homes in Greater Minnesota.
Clinical trials are only available in big cities, and I’ll have to travel far distances to participate.
Clinical trials are only for really sick people who have exhausted all of their treatment options.
I will receive a placebo and give up standard therapy while participating in a clinical trial.
Clinical trials cost too much and insurance won’t cover the costs.
Patients enrolled in clinical trials are treated like guinea pigs to test new drugs.
A new study looking at the impact of ginger extract on the gut bacteria in people who have had a colonoscopy and had polyps removed is open in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
A new study looking at the impact of ginger extract on the gut bacteria in people who have had a colonoscopy and had polyps removed is open in Austin, Minnesota.