Disease Management

Focus on Prevention: Colonoscopy

Focus on Prevention: Colonoscopy

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition, we offer some useful information regarding the importance of prevention. Colonoscopy is one of the least common screening exams sought by patients. The reasons range from the physician not mentioning it to fear of pain and discomfort both during the procedure and in the preparation for the […]

Do breast lumps always equal breast cancer? Dr. Samuel Heiser explains.

Do breast lumps always equal breast cancer? Dr. Samuel Heiser explains.

Is there anything more frightening than performing your monthly self-breast exam and discovering a lump in your breast? Fortunately, the vast majority of breast lumps, particularly those that develop before menopause, are not cancerous. All, however, need to be taken seriously. One in nine women will experience breast cancer, but most can be cured. Early […]

Take heart! Together we can prevent heart disease...

Take heart! Together we can prevent heart disease…

Heart disease is the number one killer in America. With some planning and commitment, you can drastically reduce your risk of becoming a heart disease victim. Exercise and nutrition can play a vital role in preventing heart problems and can even reduce the risk of recurring heart attacks. The following nutrition practices can help you […]