Important Colon Cancer Signs Not To Ignore

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Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is a type of cancer located at the end of the digestive tract. More than 200,000 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed each year. The American Cancer Society estimates approximately 104,270 new cases of colon cancer for 2021. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is… Read more »

The Gynecologic Surgery Fact Sheet: What To Know

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What is gynecologic surgery, in the first place? This term covers any type of surgery on any part of a woman’s reproductive system — which can include the ovaries, Fallopian tubes, vagina, uterus, and cervix. Millions of women across the United States undergo some type of gynecologic surgery every year.  The good news is that… Read more »

3 Reasons To Seek Out Gynecologic Oncology Services

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What is Gynecologic Oncology?‌ What we primarily do here at Nevada Surgery & Cancer Care is called gynecologic oncology. So what is gynecologic oncology, you may ask? Well, our work is at the intersection of women’s medicine and cancer treatment. Gynecologic oncology is a specialty used to diagnose and treat cancers located in women’s reproductive… Read more »

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Is Rectal Cancer Preventable? Here’s What to Know

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Rectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, there were 45,230 cases of rectal cancer and 45,230 new cases of rectal cancer in 2021 alone.  Although rates have dropped thanks to lifestyle changes, the overall lifetime risk of colorectal (colon and rectal) cancer remains… Read more »

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Five Colon Cancer Statistics & Facts You Should Know

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Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is usually seen in older people, although it can occur at any age. It mainly affects the colon and rectum in the large intestine, toward the end of the digestive tract. ‌Polyps or clumps of noncancerous cells inside the colon can increase the risk of colon cancer. Polyps may be… Read more »

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A Guide to Gynecologic Oncology: What It Is & What to Expect

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Gynecologic cancers, or cancers that affect female reproductive organs, are a major threat to women’s health worldwide. These cancers can affect your vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, or ovaries and require special treatment and care. Gynecologic oncology is the field of medicine dedicated to the detection, treatment, and prevention of gynecologic cancers.  Such conditions require complicated… Read more »

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Her Go-To Handbook for Vaginal Laser Rejuvenation Services

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As you get older, your body undergoes many changes. You may notice changes in your genitals due to childbirth or aging, which can affect your confidence during intimacy. Similar to cosmetic skin treatments, vaginal laser rejuvenation services can enhance the appearance of your vagina and boost your confidence.  Why You May Need Vaginal Laser Rejuvenation… Read more »

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Nevada Colon Cancer Screening: When Should I Get Tested?

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Perhaps you’ve heard the statistics. There are 100,000 new cases of colon cancer each year in the United States, plus 50,000 yearly cases of rectal cancer. The death toll for colorectal cancer is about 50,000 a year, all for a cancer that is often preventable with proper screening. How Colon Cancer Screening Works Most colon… Read more »

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Colon Cancer VS Rectal Cancer: What to Know

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Cancers of the large intestine are called colorectal cancer. Your lifetime risk of getting colorectal cancer is about 1 in 23 if you are a man, and slightly less than that if you are a woman. It’s the third deadliest cancer, with more than 50,000 individuals dying per year. The good news is that rates… Read more »

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What to Expect With Your Genetic Testing and Counseling Visit

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“He has his father’s eyes.” “She gets her personality from her mother.” For centuries, people have enjoyed discussing the traits that individuals inherit from their parents. Beginning around 1950, scientists began unraveling the secrets of exactly how traits are passed down. Eventually, they were able to link certain genes to health conditions, and genetic testing… Read more »