Quick and Easy Tips on How to Tan Safely and Reduce your Risk of Skin Cancer

  • June 25, 2020

Dermatologists agree that the safest way to get a tan is to not tan at all. However, if you don’t want to skip the sun, there are plenty of ways you can protect your skin while enjoying time outdoors. Learn how by reading the Insider article, medically reviewed by Dr. Trevan D. Fischer, MD, surgical oncologist and assistant professor of surgical oncology at John Wayne Cancer Institute.

Dexamethasone Can Improve COVID-19 Survival, Study Says

  • June 17, 2020

Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Steven O’Day, Executive Director of the John Wayne Cancer Institute and Cancer Clinic at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, about the promising new study out of Britain which has shown steroids can help the sickest COVID-19 patients. Learn about this treatment option and why it should be used appropriately, as it can be dangerous for patients with early-stage infections and milder symptoms.

25 Warning Signs Your Kidneys Send You

  • June 15, 2020

Your kidneys play an essential role when it comes to keeping you healthy, however the signs of kidney problems are often so subtle that many people don’t realize there’s an issue with these vital organs until it’s too late. Learn 25 warning signs your kidneys send you, from Dr. Przemyslaw Twardowski, professor of medical oncology and urologic oncology and Dr. Jennifer Linehan, associate professor of urology and urologic oncology at JWCI.

4 Ways to Stop Excessive Sweating

  • June 11, 2020

Did you know about 3% of U.S. adults have a medical condition called hyperhidrosis, where they sweat too much? Learn how to stop excessive sweating by reading the article by Insider, medically reviewed by Dr. Osita Onugha, MD, assistant professor of thoracic surgery at the John Wayne Cancer Institute.

Dermatologists Weigh in on the FDA Study That Found Alarming Levels of Chemicals From Sunscreen in the Human Bloodstream

  • June 8, 2020

Dermatologists weigh in on the FDA study that found alarming levels of chemicals from sunscreen in the human bloodstream. Learn more by reading the Insider article, which was medically reviewed by Dr. Trevan Fischer, MD, surgical oncologist and assistant professor of surgical oncology at JWCI at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.

Why You Should Never Use Expired Sunscreen

  • June 8, 2020

Sunscreen should last up until the expiration date on the bottle or, if there is none, up to three years after the date of purchase. Learn why you should never use expired sunscreen by reading the article by MSN Lifestyle. This article was medically reviewed by Dr. Trevan Fischer, MD, surgical oncologist and assistant professor of surgical oncology at JWCI at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.

What to Look for in Facial Sunscreen if You Have Dry, Oily, or Sensitive Skin

  • June 8, 2020

Facial sunscreens are specifically formulated to look nice on the skin and prevent sun damage just as well as body sunscreens. Learn what to look for in facial sunscreen if you have dry, oily, or sensitive skin by reading the article by Insider. This article was medically reviewed by Dr. Trevan Fischer, MD, surgical oncologist and assistant professor of surgical oncology at JWCI at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.

Why Does It Hurt When I Pee? Doctors Explain the Causes for Painful Urination

  • May 26, 2020

Painful urination can usually be traced back to an issue with your bladder, vagina, prostate, or skin. Jennifer Linehan, M.D., urologist and associate professor of urologic oncology at JWCI, explains possible reasons and why you should schedule an appointment with your doctor, in an article by Prevention.

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help, Prevent, or Treat Ovarian Cancer?

  • May 18, 2020

Does apple cider vinegar help, prevent, or treat ovarian cancer? The short answer is probably not as it simply doesn’t have research behind it to support cancer-fighting claims. Learn more from Dr. Steve Vasilev, MD, gynecologic oncologist and the medical director of Integrative Gynecologic Oncology at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.

Urology patients at risk for COVID-19 prefer telemedicine visits

  • May 7, 2020

Many urology patients have risk factors for severe COVID-19 infection, and most would prefer telemedicine to an in-person visit, researchers say. Dr. Jennifer Linehan, associate professor of urologic oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, explains how telemedicine has been working well for her patients, especially when just providing follow-up to a previous appointment to see if the initiated treatments are helping. Learn more by reading the article in Medscape.