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Five Questions on Lung Cancer Prevention, Answered

Because there are often no symptoms in early-stage lung cancer, people who are at high risk – including those who smoke or used to smoke – should be screened for lung cancer. Screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for patients.

Five Questions on Lung Cancer Prevention, Answered

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Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.

Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

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Five Questions about Gynecologic Cancer Prevention, Answered

Katelyn McGovern Dorney, MD, a gynecological oncologist at the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, answers questions about gynecologic cancer screening and prevention.

Five Questions about Gynecologic Cancer Prevention, Answered

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Five Questions about Breast Cancer Prevention, Answered

Suniti Nimbkar, MD, Medical Director of the Breast Care Center at Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, answers common questions on breast cancer screening and prevention.

Five Questions about Breast Cancer Prevention, Answered

Jim Sheehan of the South Shore Shares his Cancer Story

How Early Colorectal Screening Changed One South Shore Man’s Life

Jim Sheehan never expected to receive a cancer diagnosis at the young age of 54. As a South Shore resident and family man, he now serves as an advocate to his friends, family, and coworkers for early cancer screenings - especially colonoscopies.

How Early Colorectal Screening Changed One South Shore Man’s Life

South Shore Health's testicular cancer infographic, updated in April of 2021

Get in Touch with Your Testicles [Infographic]

Talking about testicular cancer can be uncomfortable, but it's an important conversation for men of all ages. Check out this infographic to help the men in your life get in touch with their testicles.

Get in Touch with Your Testicles [Infographic]

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The Importance of Maintaining Regular Health Screenings

Yearly screenings are a great way to stay on top of your health, and are important for patients of all ages — even during a pandemic.

The Importance of Maintaining Regular Health Screenings

The exterior of the McKim Family Main Entrance at South Shore Hospital.

An Update for Patients Awaiting Surgery at South Shore Hospital

South Shore Health's Chair of Surgery provides an update on our plans to reschedule surgeries canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Update for Patients Awaiting Surgery at South Shore Hospital

Your Questions About Prostate Cancer, Answered

Peter Orio, MD answers some common questions about prostate cancer, including when men should be screened and why it's important to talk about the disease.

Your Questions About Prostate Cancer, Answered