Getting Your Preventative Health Care Plan Back on Track
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people held off on getting important health screenings or having annual wellness check-ins with their care providers. Matt Manning, MD, chief of oncology, Cone Health, and Patrick Wright, MD, medical director, Cone Health Mobile Health Program, cover important steps to take to get your health and wellness back on track in this 2 Your Well-Being discussion with WFMY News 2.
5 Tips to Protect Your Skin from the Sun
Everyone knows that sunscreen is important. But are you getting the most out of yours? Here are a five tips to ensure you get the best protection.
Colon Cancer Prevention: What is a Colonoscopy, and Why Is It Important?
Two things you should know about colonoscopy: It’s not nearly as embarrassing as you may imagine and it's too important not to do. Your life may depend on it.
5 Steps to Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer
It is estimated that approximately 331,530 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. While there are certain risk factors you can’t control, there are steps you can take today to help lower your risk. Gustav C. Magrinat, MD, a medical oncologist with Cone Health Cancer Center at Wesley Long Hospital and member of Cone Health Medical Group, shares 5 ways to help reduce your risk for breast cancer.
No Weight Too Heavy: A Cancer Patient Lifts Up Others in Need
A fit, active and nutrition-minded single mom in her early 40s, Jennifer Kroll was shocked by her stage 4 metastatic melanoma diagnosis. Remarkably, Jennifer has resolved to live life to the fullest, return to weightlifting and help others. Starting this month, she is lifting weights to raise money for Cone Health cancer patients in need.?
6 Ways to Keep Your Colon Healthy and Cancer-Free
Small polyps in your colon can turn into cancer. Here are some ways to prevent colon cancer.
Colon Cancer: What You Should Know
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. Do you know the risk factors, screening recommendations and steps to reduce your risk? Join Raj Gupta, MD, with LeBauer Gastroenterology, a member of Cone Health Medical Group, as he reviews what you should know about colon cancer.
w/Jessica - A Young Woman's Journey With Brain Cancer
One year after losing her mother to cancer, 25-year-old Jessica Middleton received more devastating news: her own diagnosis of stage 4 brain cancer.
It's Time to Quit Smoking and Vaping
Did you know that each year more than 480,000 people in the U.S. die from tobacco-related diseases? That’s about 1 in 5 deaths caused by smoking. It’s time to kick the habit – and that includes all tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes. Brent McQuaid, MD, with LeBauer Pulmonary Care at Elam and MedCenter High Point, and member of Cone Health Medical Group, shares information to help you quit smoking and improve your health.
"There Is Hope!" New Treatments Help Give Breast Cancer Survivors Like Tina Hinshaw Hope
Timothy Finnegan, MD, helps one inspiring patient share her cancer journey. Tina Hinshaw used to work designing breast cancer centers. Today, she is on the other side of treatment as a breast cancer patient herself. Learn more about how new advancements in treatment are helping breast cancer patients like Tina have hope. David Williams, MD, continues the conversation about breast cancer by discussing the importance of mammograms, what it means to have dense breast tissue and when you should begin screenings.