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Breast Cancer

No More Pandemic Delay: Top Three Cancer Screenings Women Shouldn’t Miss

by Amanda Zorn, MD, Kent Primary Care The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted most of our routines and schedules over the past year, and unfortunately, many recommended cancer screenings were postponed. Now that we know so much more about how COVID-19 is spread, our clinics and other services have been set up with safety measures to make routine cancer scr...

Cancer Support

No More Pandemic Delay: Top Three Cancer Screenings Women Shouldn’t Miss

by Amanda Zorn, MD, Kent Primary Care The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted most of our routines and schedules over the past year, and unfortunately, many recommended cancer screenings were postponed. Now that we know so much more about how COVID-19 is spread, our clinics and other services have been set up with safety measures to make routine cancer scr...

Colon Cancer

No More Pandemic Delay: Top Three Cancer Screenings Women Shouldn’t Miss

by Amanda Zorn, MD, Kent Primary Care The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted most of our routines and schedules over the past year, and unfortunately, many recommended cancer screenings were postponed. Now that we know so much more about how COVID-19 is spread, our clinics and other services have been set up with safety measures to make routine cancer scr...

Lung Cancer

More Severe COVID-19 is Just One More Reason to Quit Tobacco Now

Tobacco causes 8 million deaths every year. When evidence was released this year that smokers were more likely to develop severe disease with COVID-19 compared to non-smokers, it triggered millions of smokers to want to quit tobacco. Quitting can be tough, especially with the added social and economic stress that many have experienced as a result o...

Other Cancers

No More Pandemic Delay: Top Three Cancer Screenings Women Shouldn’t Miss

by Amanda Zorn, MD, Kent Primary Care The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted most of our routines and schedules over the past year, and unfortunately, many recommended cancer screenings were postponed. Now that we know so much more about how COVID-19 is spread, our clinics and other services have been set up with safety measures to make routine cancer scr...

Prostate Cancer

Who Should Consider High Risk Cancer Screening and Genetic Testing?

Only a fraction of women and men are aware that their family history of cancer increases their own risk for cancer. Even fewer realize high risk screening is available to help them prevent cancer or find cancer when it is small and easiest to treat. It is estimated that 10 percent of people have a hereditary risk for cancer. This means a person was...