Blog - Better You
Dr. Patrick Szeto, Colorectal Surgery at CHI St. Vincent, discusses advancements in surgery and how it's improved patient outcomes.
Colon cancer is becoming more and more common in both men and women. However, when diagnosed early, there is a 90% 5-year cure rate, so it is important to be screened according to your doctor's suggestions.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer. It's unfortunate that some people shy away from getting screened because to them a colonoscopy seems uncomfortable. However, colon cancer is the easiest cancer to diagnose, and is easy to treat.
KLRT's Donna Turrell talks to Dr. Dean Kumpuris about why it's important to catch colon cancer before symptoms arise.
Robotic assisted surgery is improving the outcomes and shortening recovery times for surgeries.
Dr. Lee Raley discusses the benefits of robotic assisted surgery and how it is used to enhance the outcome for cancer patients
Dr. Lance Burns talks about colorectal cancer and why it is called the silent killer. Many patients don't experience or present symptoms, so they never get tested. That's why it's important to get screened.
During a routine wellness check-up, Janene Sanders was encouraged to get a colonoscopy. That colonoscopy may have saved her life.
With one-third of all cancer cases being preventable, now is the time to take action against your risk factors.
Know the signs and symptoms of colon cancer. Not all polyps become cancerous, the only way to find out is by getting screened.
The screenings that patients receive during primary care visits can identify issues that can later become more significant health problems.
Regular checkups with your dermatologist are an important part of your overall health. Early detection is always key.
Erma Rogers has been volunteering for more than 20 years for CHI St. Vincent’s New Outlook cancer recovery program.
If you have smoked for many years, you may want to think about getting a lung cancer screening. We've outlined three simple steps for scheduling one.
Consistent check-ups and a relationship with his primary care physician detects cancer, saves life for Little Rock man.
Dr. Ali Krisht, director of the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute at CHI St Vincent, is known around the world for his work on rare brain tumors; in particular, he specializes in surgeries most doctors would describe as inoperable.