Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancers

By Helen Goldberg, M.D. February is gallbladder and bile duct cancer awareness month. Green is the color that is used for public awareness. Gallbladder and bile duct cancers are rare, and together constitute only 2 to 3 percent of all cancers. Gallbladder cancers...

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Colon Cancer Prevention

By: Dorinda Rouch, M.D. After celebrating my 50th birthday this year, I soon found myself staring at the box of prep solution for my screening colonoscopy. What seemed like a good idea when suggested by my primary care provider now seemed like self-inflicted...

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Head and Neck Cancer

By: Helen Goldberg, MD Head and neck cancers usually begin in the cells that line the moist surfaces of the nose, mouth, and throat. This includes the tongue, sinuses, and larynx (voice box) to name a few. They can also be found in salivary glands. As there are a...

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