Doctors Explain What To Look For During A Breast Self-Exam

  • October 8, 2020

When’s the last time you felt your breasts for lumps? Learn what to look for during a breast self-exam from Dr. Crystal Fancher M.D., surgical breast oncologist at the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, by reading the article by Bustle.

7 Expert-Backed Tips on What to Say to a Friend with Breast Cancer

  • October 1, 2020

There are times in life when even the most empathetic person — finds themselves at a loss for words. Learning a friend has breast cancer can be one of them. Dr. Shanthi Gowrinathan, a psychiatrist specializing in both women’s psychiatry and psycho-oncology at Saint John’s Cancer Institute, shares tips on what to say to a friend with breast cancer in an article by Healthline.

How To Stay Healthy In Areas With Poor Air Quality

  • September 29, 2020

As wildfires continue to cause destruction across the western United States, many Americans are currently living amidst varying degrees of hazardous air quality. Learn how to stay healthy in areas with poor air quality, from Osita Onugha, M.D., assistant professor of thoracic surgical oncology at Providence Saint John’s, along with other medical experts, by reading the Vitamin Shoppe article.

14 Overactive Bladder Treatments Doctors Recommend

  • September 18, 2020

If you frequently have the sudden urgent need to pee, you may have an overactive bladder. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of this urinary condition from Jennifer Linehan, MD, a urologist and associate professor of urologic oncology, along with other medical experts, by reading The Healthy article.

Washington’s Ron Rivera diagnosed with cancer, plans to keep coaching

  • August 25, 2020

The Washington Football Team Coach, Ron Rivera was diagnosed with cancer and depending on the origin of the cancer, Rivera could have a number of treatment options. Learn about immunotherapy and other cancer treatments from Dr. Trevan Fischer, surgical oncologist and assistant professor of surgical oncology, by reading the Washington Post article.

Can You Get COVID-19 From Secondhand Smoke? Here’s What Experts Say

  • August 13, 2020

Can you get COVID-19 from secondhand smoke? Dr. Osita Onugha, MD, thoracic surgeon and assistant professor of thoracic surgical oncology at Saint John’s Cancer Institute, explains if you can contract the coronavirus through secondhand smoke in an article by Healthline.

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 Saint John’s 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 Saint John’s 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.

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 Saint John’s Cancer Institute.