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Cancer Blogs


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  • Oncology Care During COVID-19 6/3/2020

    Count on the physicians, nurses and all the staff at Stamford Health’s Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center to be here for you. See safety measures we are taking as more in-person appointments become available.

  • Cancer Genetics Services Available from Home 5/4/2020

    You can, and should, be proactive about your health if you're curious about your risk of inherited cancers. Stamford Health offers full cancer genetic counseling services during COVID-19.

  • 5 Major Cancer Screening Tests & When to Get Them 2/21/2020

    It's important for both men and women to know which cancers to get screened for and when. Experts at Stamford Health's Bennett Cancer Center recommend everyone follow these cancer screening guidelines.

  • I’m BRCA Positive and in my 20s: Now What? 1/31/2020

    If you're in your 20s and BRCA positive, you can stay informed and protect yourself from breast and ovarian cancers. Sara Bienenfeld, Genetic Counselor at Stamford Health, discusses.

  • What To Do If You're BRCA Positive 11/21/2019

    Learning that you're BRCA positive can be shocking. Stamford Health's geneticists address the risk for ovarian and breast cancers in women who are BRCA positive.

  • 10 Reasons to Get a Mammogram Now 10/1/2019

    Mammograms save lives. Here are 10 reasons why you should schedule your 3D mammogram today.

  • Colorectal Cancer Prevention Tips 9/30/2019

    What steps can you take to prevent colorectal cancer? Here are some simple adjustments you can make to your lifestyle.

  • Ask a Doctor: Prostate Cancer Myths vs. Facts 9/19/2019

    Dr. Michael Karellas uncovers some of the most common myths behind prostate cancer. Read more in our blog.

  • Meet Amy Zabin, Music Therapist 7/15/2019

    For centuries, music has been an effective healing tool with proven health benefits. Learn more from Amy Zabin, Music Therapy Program Director.

  • New Treatment for Triple Negative Breast Cancer 6/21/2019

    There is now a new treatment for triple negative breast cancer, a form of breast cancer that usually has low survival rates and resists standard therapies.

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