The Colonoscopy: A Life-Saving Screening


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 The Colonoscopy: A Life-Saving Screening
 
 Tanicia Haynes, Nurse Practitioner with Occupational Health, asks Dr. Roberta Muldoon, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery from the Division of General Surgery, about the importance of colonoscopies and tips on how to prepare for a colonoscopy.

What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

January 13, 2017
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What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer Dr. Ronald Alvarez, Professor & Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at VUMC, discusses the basics of cervical cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, screening, prevention, and resources available at Vanderbilt and within the community. Begin Transcript Marissa Wertheimer: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast. I am Marissa Wertheimer with Health Plus. I am here today with Dr.

Lung Cancer Screening

November 11, 2016
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Lung Cancer Screening Kim Sandler, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences and Co-Director of the Vanderbilt Lung Screening Program disucsses lung cancer screening. Learn more about the Vanderbilt Lung Screening Program. Begin Transcript Laura Osterma

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Health Plus
February 25, 2016

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
 
 Join with Vanderbilt to:
 
 Know the facts.
 Honor and remember loved ones.
 Get screened at 50 or motivate others to get screened.
 Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or rectum and is the third most common type of cancer in men and women in the United States.