7 Unusual Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Doctors Say You Shouldn’t Ignore

  • August 21, 2019

Breast surgery oncologist, Dr. Janie Grumley, director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s, explains 7 unusual breast symptoms you shouldn’t ignore, in an article by Bustle.

Flavonoids in Foods Like Apples and Green Tea Can Protect Against Cancer, Heart Disease

  • August 21, 2019

Researchers say foods rich in flavonoids, such as apples and green tea, can reduce your risk for cancer and heart disease. Anton Bilchik, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Program, explains how important nutrition is in both the prevention of heart disease and cancer in an article by Healthline.

10 Things You Can Do Today to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

  • August 13, 2019

It’s expected that over 100,000 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed by the end of 2019. While there’s no way to prevent colon cancer, you can significantly reduce your risk. Learn 10 tactics to consider for lowering your cancer risk and improving your overall digestive health from Anton Bilchik, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Program.

Central Nervous System Tumors: A Challenge for Navigators and Patients

  • June 21, 2019

Marlon Garzo Saria, PhD, RN, AOCNS, FAAS, Director of Neuroscience Quality and Outcomes Research, explains the importance of growing the neuro-oncology nursing subspecialty if we want to be able to navigate and take care of patients with CNS tumors. Watch his video interview from the Oncology Nurse Advisor Navigation Summit to learn more.

Equal preference for naloxegol or PEG 3350 for opioid-induced constipation

  • May 20, 2019

About half of patients with opioid-induced constipation (OIC) prefer prescription naloxegol and about half prefer over-the-counter polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350. Dr. Anton Bilchik, chief of gastrointestinal research, explains that although this is an important study…we have not found that the benefits of OTC PEG 3350 and naloxegol are age-dependent. OTC PEG 3350 is typically given as a first-line treatment for OIC and naloxegol if the treatment is ineffective.

Kelly Clarkson Waited a Week to Have Her Appendix Removed—but Is That Safe?

  • May 3, 2019

Kelly Clarkson hosted the Billboard Music Awards last week and did an amazing job. But, it turns out, she was battling appendicitis the whole time. She had surgery after the awards. Learn if it’s safe to wait from Anton Bilchik, MD, Professor of Surgery, and Director of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Program.

Abby Lee Miller Sheds Light on Cancer Misdiagnosis in Instagram Photo

  • April 18, 2019

Abby Lee Miller sheds light on her cancer misdiagnosis in an article by Prevention Magazine. Learn what you should do if you feel like your doctor is not responding to your symptoms seriously from Anton Bilchik, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Tumors.