February is National Cancer Prevention Month

-Steven Damore, Radiation Oncologist, Christie Clinic Even small changes in lifestyle can reduce your cancer risk and what better time to act than now – National Cancer Prevention Month. American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) data shows that one in three Americans will develop cancer during their lifetime and nearly half a million people die … Continued

Christie Clinic Department of Radiation Oncology Now Offers TrueBeam® Radiation Therapy

Christie Clinic’s Department of Radiation Oncology is pleased to add the TrueBeam® advanced image-guided radiation therapy system. This leading-edge treatment is a fully integrated system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. TrueBeam treatment allows for precise targeting and offers improved imaging that allows delivery of higher doses near critical structures when necessary. TrueBeam® is the most … Continued

Christie Clinic Offers Free Breast Cancer Panel Talk in Tuscola

On Wednesday, October 17th, members of the Charles W. Christie Cancer Center will host a free breast cancer panel discussion at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located in Tuscola at 1100 East Northline Road. Doors will open at 6:00pm and will wrap up at 7:30pm. The members that will be present … Continued

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM) and is a perfect time to encourage women to learn more about cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, ovaries, and uterus including early detection and prevention. Every year in the United States, about 89,000 women are diagnosed with and more than 29,000 die from a gynecologic cancer. Talk … Continued

Bladder cancer will affect more than 80,000 Americans this year

Bladder cancer is one of the most common cancers, affecting approximately 81,000 adults in the U.S. each year. About 70% of bladder cancers are diagnosed at an early stage, when it is highly treatable. The bladder is part of the urinary system, which filters waste products from your blood and transports waste products out of … Continued

The Fight Against Cancer Never Stops

April is National Cancer Control Month; a time to remember those who are fighting cancer, those we’ve lost to cancer and recognize the healthcare professionals, scientists and researchers working to discover a cure and treatments. Advancements to fight and defeat cancer have resulted in an overall decline in cancer deaths over the past 20 years … Continued

Melanoma Monday – May 7

This Melanoma Monday, May 7th, from 8 am to 5 pm, Christie Clinic’s Department of Dermatology will be conducting FREE skin cancer screenings at Christie Clinic on University, Main Conference Room. Schedule an appointment at 366-2600.

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Testicular cancer is the leading cancer in men ages 15 to 44. When detected early, testicular cancer has a 95% survival rate. Learn more and speak with your provider. Dr. Daniel Deem from Christie Clinic joins the Morning Show and is discussing National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. http://bit.ly/2qnEFVd

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is up to 90% beatable when caught early Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. While 90% of new cases occur in people 50 or older, 1 in 10 is diagnosed before age 50. In 2018, more than 135,000 people will be diagnosed with this highly preventable … Continued

Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but it is preventable with appropriate screening. Screening plays an important role in the detection and early treatment of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer usually develops slowly over time. Before cancer appears in the cervix, there … Continued

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