Monthly self exams can help detect breast cancer, but Dr. Sirinya Prasertvit explains why they should be done in addition to clinical mammograms, not in place of them.
Dr. Sirinya Prasertvit with the CHI St. Vincent Breast Center answers some of the most common questions about the importance of mammograms in detecting breast cancer.
All women over age 40 should have an annual mammogram, but some women are at higher risk for developing breast cancer. That’s why CHI St. Vincent established the High Risk Breast Program.
Dr. Renee Warford, a urologist at the CHI St. Vincent Urology Clinic in Hot Springs, answers questions about the most common misconceptions regarding prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer may be the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths, but many misconceptions about the disease remain. Urologist Dr. Nathan Littlejohn answers some of the most common questions.
Medical marijuana has been shown to have positive effects for patients with certain conditions. However, it can also have negative impacts on a the brain.
Dr. Brian Owens, encourages women 40 and over to get a yearly mammogram. One in eight women in the US will develop breast cancer in her lifetime and early detection is key to survival.
After surviving breast cancer, Kristin gave birth to healthy baby girl with help from Oncologist, Dr. Stephen Divers, and Obstetrician, Dr. Clint Henson.
Dr. Peter Emanuel, Director of Oncology explains the importance of the Outpatient Infusion Center and what the expansion means for cancer patients and the advancements in blood cancer treatments.
Dr. Ashish Tikotekar, Pulmonologist at CHI St. Vincent Pulmonology Clinic in Little Rock, discusses the prevalence of lung cancer in Arkansas and the importance of screening and early detection.
The New Outlook Cancer Recovery program and Alesa Garner provide cancer survivors with much needed resources and support, all for just a hug.
Experienced nurse, mother of four finally gets mammogram to find breast cancer. Now she encourages women to get their mammograms regularly.
Kristin found a lump in her breast just before her wedding. After a double mastectomy, a wedding, finishing her doctorate and giving birth to her daughter, she plans to continue treatment.
1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer. Our 3D mammography can detect up to 40% more invasive cancers that are too small to be detected by a normal 2D mammogram; allowing earlier diagnosis and treatment.
1 in 9 men will develop prostate cancer in his lifetime. Here are 5 key facts to remember about prostate cancer.
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.