Cancer Care

 

 

Focus on Familial Cancer

Focus is the online newsletter for Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

News is posted as it happens, making Focus the most up-to-date source of information about the developments and people at the Cancer Center.

Below are all the Focus articles related specifically to cancer risk assessment (familial cancer). All Focus articles are also available.

Focus thumbnail

Is Prostate Screening Right for Me?

Statistics show that universal prostate screening may cause more harm than good for the majority of men. But what if you're in that minority percentage that could benefit? Should you take a chance?

May 28, 2013

Read more

Focus thumbnail

What are E-Cigarettes?

In many states, they can be found at shopping mall kiosks or sold in the corner convenience store. And they are all over the Internet. The e-cigarette is here—a multi-part electronic nicotine delivery device that plugs into a wall or computer to charge instead of being lit by a match.

December 03, 2012

Read more

Focus thumbnail

Fruit Takes on New Meaning for October

Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) has put a yellow tint on its October breast cancer awareness efforts, a month usually draped in the color pink.

October 01, 2012

Read more

Focus thumbnail

A Question of Family—and Cancer

Why do certain kinds of cancers evidently appear generation to generation in certain families? The Familial Cancer Program offers family history analysis, risk assessment, screening and prevention recommendations, genetic counseling, and genetic testing.

November 23, 2011

Read more

Focus thumbnail

Bringing Advanced Care to Our Communities

The Familial Cancer Program offers family history analysis, risk assessment, screening and prevention recommendations, genetic counseling, and genetic testing.

July 10, 2009

Read more