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.

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.