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Flu Shot Facts: What, Why and When

Flu season is rapidly approaching and ads for flu shots are popping up everywhere. Should you get one? Will it work? UR Medicine vaccine expert Dr. John Treanor shares what's new and why it’s important to get a flu shot every year.

A Day for Quitters: Great American Smokeout

A Day for Quitters: Great American Smokeout

Quit smoking—even for one day—and you will take an important step toward a healthier life, one that can reduce your risk for cancer as well as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout aims to encourage and support smokers in quitting.

11/15/2016
Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Although metastatic breast can cause death, improvements in treatment options are allowing many people to live a number of years comfortably after an MBC diagnosis. Breast cancer expert Dr. Alissa Huston shares some tips for coping with MBC.

10/28/2016
Q and A: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Q and A: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that started in the breast but has spread to and proliferated in other parts of the body, such as the bone, liver, lung or brain. Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Dr. Alissa Huston explains how it happens and how it's treated.

10/11/2016
Fact Check: Breast Cancer and Nutritional Supplements

Fact Check: Breast Cancer and Nutritional Supplements

Can nutritional supplements play a role in breast cancer prevention and treatment? Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Dr. Luke Peppone shares information and advice for women with a history of breast cancer.

10/3/2016
Cancer Care: Yoga Can Benefit Both Body and Mind

Cancer Care: Yoga Can Benefit Both Body and Mind

Yoga is an ancient practice, but modern research is finding it has many benefits for our health. UR Medicine’s Dr. Karen Mustian shares a few tips about yoga and how it may help people who have cancer and cancer survivors.

9/27/2016