Cancer

LiveSmart: Men Should be Aware of their Breast Health

June 15, 2016

Although women still account for 99 percent of new breast cancer diagnoses in the United States, the American Cancer Society reports that about 2,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in men in 2016. [...]

LiveSmart: Protect Yourself From the Sun — Slip, Slap, Slop!

June 1, 2016

People at highest risk for skin cancer include those with red or blonde hair, fair skin, blue or green eyes, pale complexion, and/or a family history of skin cancer, especially melanoma. But everyone should think about sun safety -- remember to slip, slap, slop this summer! [...]

St. Mary’s To Offer Free Mammography Screenings

January 7, 2016

St. Mary’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Cancer Services Programs of Albany and Rensselaer counties, will offer free mammography screenings for women age 40 or older who have no health insurance, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 4 – 6 p.m., at the Seton Massry Center, 147 Hoosick St., Troy. [...]
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