The Engaged Patient: 10 things you can do to take charge of your medical care

The culture of medicine has changed: Gone are the days when doctors dispensed treatment with a paternalistic air. As medicine has advanced, patients have more choices about how they can approach their care. Combined with the vast amount of health Read on! →

Neuroendocrine tumors : What does this diagnosis mean?

Whether benign or cancer, neuroendocrine tumors are rare and can occur anywhere in the body

If your doctor told you that you had a neuroendocrine tumor, or NET for short, what would you think? Many possible questions may come to mind. Do I have cancer? How is this treated? What type of doctors treat these Read on! →

Revisiting your genetics – is one appointment enough?

“I already went to see a genetic counselor and I was negative. So I don’t need to think about genetics anymore, right?” Actually, reconnecting with your genetic counselor every once in a while is a good idea. The field of Read on! →

Minority men’s health

Minority men don’t fare as well when it comes to overall health. They are less likely to see a doctor, less likely to receive preventive care like colonoscopies, and more likely to suffer from diseases such as diabetes and heart Read on! →