Rheta Mankin

Rheta Mankin

Joined: July 2nd, 2015
Articles Posted: 8

Articles

Published 6 Years Ago
Genetic Counseling After BRCA Testing Low, Study Finds
One of the best defenses against the devastation cancer can deliver is having a strong grasp of personal risk factors.

Published 6 Years Ago
Genetic Counseling Disconnect Detected in Medical Community
Women at high risk for breast cancer and other forms of this potentially deadly disease may find that genetic testing helps ease their fears.

Published 6 Years Ago
Even a Single Drink May Boost Cancer Risks, Study Finds
Men and women hoping to find simple ways to lower their risk for the development of certain types of cancer might want to put alcohol in their past. A recent study has added to a growing body of evidence that even light to moderate drinking may cause a

Published 7 Years Ago
Maintaining Intimacy, Relationships After Prostate Cancer Treatment
An estimated 220,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. For many of these men, treatment may involve nothing more than a monitoring approach. Others, however, may find more intense interventions are required to save their lives.

Published 7 Years Ago
Radiation May Improve Overall Survival in Breast Cancer Patients
Increasing breast cancer survival rates has long been the focus of medical professionals when treating this disease. New research indicates that the use of regional node irradiation may have strong effects over the long run.   The new study,

Published 7 Years Ago
Can High Temperature Cooking Increase Cancer Risk?
While the jury is still out, some studies indicate consuming meats that are cooked at high temperatures may increase the risk of expose to cancer-causing chemicals. The risk, researchers say, is especially high when pan frying or grilling at temperatures

Published 7 Years Ago
Radiotherapy Delivers High Survival Rates Than Surgery for Early Lung Cancers
Lung cancer has long been one of the leading cancer killers among both men and women in the United States. With an estimated 221,000 new cases diagnosed annually and nearly 160,000 deaths, this particular form of the disease doesn’t have the best

Published 7 Years Ago
Breast Density Isn?t Always a Harbinger of Cancer
As some states scramble to pass laws that require physicians to inform women with high breast density that they are at higher risk for breast cancer and may require more in-depth screenings, not all researchers are convinced that’s the right more.