What Orioles star Trey Mancini’s colon cancer diagnosis means, and what his road to recovery might look like

  • April 29, 2020

Orioles star Trey Mancini’s, was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. Dr. Anton Bilchik, M.D., surgical oncologist and chief of gastrointestinal research at JWCI, shares what his road to recovery might look like, in an article by The Baltimore Sun.

The Link Between Crohn’s Disease and Colon Cancer

  • April 29, 2020

Did you know colon cancer may be up to 20 times more likely in people with Crohn’s disease? Learn more about possible reasons why and how to reduce your risk from Dr. Anton Bilchik, M.D., surgical oncologist and chief of gastrointestinal research at JWCI.

How To Best Support Your Respiratory Health

  • April 23, 2020

The novel coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease COVID-19, has brought attention to the importance of keeping our lungs healthy. Dr. Osita Onugha, M.D., director of the Surgical Innovation Lab at JWCI and thoracic surgeon at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, explains which nutrients and supplements support strong lungs in an article by The Vitamin Shop.

Girlfriend’s Guide to a Leaky Bladder

  • April 23, 2020

45% of women ages 20 to 80, reported having some urinary incontinence. Whether your leaks are related to pregnancy, childbirth, or menopause, they shouldn’t derail your life. Dr. Jennifer Linehan, urologist and associate professor of urology and urologic oncology at JWCI, explains how to manage a leaky bladder in an article by Healthline.

How to Take Care of Yourself When You’re a Caregiver During This Crisis

  • April 10, 2020

Learn how to take care of yourself when you’re a caregiver during this COVID-19 crisis, from Dr. Shanthi Gowrinathan, M.D., a psychiatrist and director of psycho-oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.

100 of the Worst Foods Linked to Cancer

  • April 10, 2020

Steve Vasilev MD, gynecologic oncologist and medical director of Integrative Gynecologic Oncology at Providence Saint John’s Health Center & JWCI, along with other experts, share 100 types of foods to avoid, as they have been scientifically proven to be carcinogenic and hazardous to your health.

Does smoking increase your risk of getting COVID-19?

  • April 8, 2020

Does smoking increase your risk of getting COVID-19? Learn more from Osita Onugha, M.D., chief of robotic thoracic surgery, and assistant professor of Minimally Invasive Chest Surgery and Thoracic Surgical Oncology at JWCI.

20 Warning Signs You May Have a Kidney Problem

  • April 3, 2020

The kidneys are among the most important organs in your body, responsible for filtering waste, producing red blood cells, and even keeping your bones strong and sturdy. That’s why its important to know the 20 most common signs you may have a kidney problem. Learn more in an article by BestLife.

How to check for testicular cancer. The most common type of cancer in men ages 15 to 35

  • April 3, 2020

Doctors recommend men ages 15-35 do a self-check for testicular cancer one a month — most easily done in the shower. Przemyslaw Twardowski, MD, medical oncologist and Director of Clinical Research of Urology and Urologic Oncology at JWCI, and other experts provide a 5-step guide on how to check for #testicularcancer at home in an article by Insider.

COVID-19 is a ‘1-2-3-punch’ disease: Doctors describe how the coronavirus severely damages the lungs

  • March 31, 2020

Dr. Osita Onugha, thoracic surgeon and assistant professor of Minimally Invasive Chest Surgery & Thoracic Surgical Oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, describe how the coronavirus severely damages the lungs in an article by Business Insider.