LLP097: Racial Disparities In Cancer Not Even Yet But Getting Better

Introduction... On this week's episode of the Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry we discuss recent findings from the American Cancer Society which discussed the "improvement" in racial disparities in regards to cancer. The study highlights what drove this improvement & what still needs to be done for [...]

By |2019-02-19T05:57:54-04:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

LLP068: A quick update on colon cancer screening

On today's episode I am discussing the most recent guideline changes for colon cancer screening. This is a disease that kills over 50,000 people yearly with the sad fact that over 90% of cases could have been prevented. Find out today why colon cancer deaths are becoming a [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:18:07-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , |0 Comments

Colon Cancer is it time to get yours checked today? Episode 56

Today we are talking about the updates on Colon Cancer Screening Links: Young People and Colon Cancer Colon Cancer in African Americans In this episode you will learn: What are the new guidelines  How soon you should be getting your colon checked Risk Factors Signs/Symptoms Treatment   https://youtu.be/8ZAVkENHKQQ

By |2019-02-02T10:35:56-04:00June 2nd, 2018|Categories: BLOG|Tags: |Comments Off on Colon Cancer is it time to get yours checked today? Episode 56

LLP016: How bad is colon cancer in the african american community?

Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and African Americans are hit even harder than the average. On this episode listen to some of the staggering numbers & effects of  colon cancer that can almost be prevented with routine screening. I can tell [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:19:45-04:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , |1 Comment

LLP008: Why Colon Cancer should be a very big deal

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the United States.  Which is unfortunate because it is also one that could easily be prevented by one test. Over 60,000 people in the United States will die from colon cancer and we can prevent almost 90% of that [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:20:10-04:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why colon cancer is a major killer in African Americans

As the month of Colon Cancer Awareness month continues I knew it was imperative to touch on its effect in the African American community.  Like many of the disorders I encounter on a daily basis Colon Cancer tends to disproportionately affect those in this community at a much more detrimental rate. [...]

By |2019-01-18T04:03:12-04:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , |1 Comment

Colon Cancer in the African American Community- Lunch and Learn Ep. 25

Today Dr. Berry is talking about Colon Cancer in the African American Community. During the video you will learn: Why the focus on African Americans How have they fared since 1999 One of the biggest reasons for the disparity What can physicians do to help Why this is a public health [...]

By |2018-12-25T22:12:08-04:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , |Comments Off on Colon Cancer in the African American Community- Lunch and Learn Ep. 25

Colon Cancer Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry Episode 23

Today Dr. Berry is on talking about colon cancer. During the video you will learn: What is colon cancer? Who is affected by it. How can it be prevented? Startling facts and figures Why this is no longer a old person's disease Lunch And Learn is a biweekly live show hosted [...]

By |2018-12-25T22:14:09-04:00March 7th, 2017|Categories: BLOG|Tags: |Comments Off on Colon Cancer Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry Episode 23

Why colon and rectal cancer are rising in young people

What a way start to Colon Cancer Awareness Month?!? As we are just getting past through heart disease awareness month I thought I was would only have to do a couple of articles/videos on colon cancer  just to get everyone caught up to speed when the Journal Of the National [...]

By |2019-01-18T04:03:13-04:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , |3 Comments