How to Identify High Cortisol Levels: Cushing’s Syndrome

Hormones are important substances created by your endocrine glands. Think of them as messengers that control and coordinate many activities…

April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Disease

The American Cancer Society estimates that about 17,650 new esophageal cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2019 – 13,750 in…

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Written by Anton Bilchik, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Chief of General Surgery, and Director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Tumors Program…

Everything You Need to Know About Kidney Cancer

Your kidneys are an important part of your urinary tract. Their main job is to make urine by removing waste…

Focal One High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Treating Prostate Cancer

In February 2019 John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at the Providence Saint John’s Health Center became the first medical center…

Empowering Women in the Fight Against Cancer

March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day in many countries around the world. It’s not only a day to…

Young Adult Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer in young adults is on the rise. According to the American Cancer Society, thyroid cancer is one of…

Q&A: Is Prostate Cancer Screening Right For Me?

Written by Timothy Wilson, M.D., Professor and Chair of Urology and Urologic Oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute. Years of…

Prostate Biopsy: A More Targeted Approach

The department of urologic oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center uses imaging solution…

Prostate Cancer Awareness: What You Need To Know

Prostate cancer awareness is not only recognized in September, but now, November, also known as Movember, thanks to a men’s health…