Is it a mole or skin cancer?

Is it a mole or skin cancer?

As we age, our skin continually reminds us of how much time we spend in the sun. Laugh lines deepen and mysterious spots begin to appear from nowhere. How do you know if a spot is safe or a possible sign of skin cancer?      Even though skin cancer is the most common...
Be your own breast friend

Be your own breast friend

While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, be sure you’re taking steps every month to protect your breasts.  A year ago, you probably thought you had a good understanding of the screenings you needed for your breast health. At age 40, you’d start having...
Revolutionizing kidney cancer surgery

Revolutionizing kidney cancer surgery

Imagine a kidney cancer procedure that removes cancerous tissue while leaving the rest of the kidney intact. At Erlanger Health System, that procedure is a reality. In the past, if a cancerous spot were found on a kidney, the entire kidney was removed. In the last few...