Did you know that The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has declared today "Don't Fry Day"? According to their website, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 73,870 new cases of malignant melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, and more than two million new cases of basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers in the U.S. Click for tips on how you can protect yourself and your family from the sun's harmful rays.

I chose this pin because it say "Your Healthy Tan Is Killing You". The National Council declares the Friday before Memorial Day is "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness.

“We’ve seen dramatic results in now 20 different cancers, and these treatments have been approved because of the results.” Dr. Michael Atkins talks the latest in cancer treatments and therapies under study. Watch the video to learn more. #WorldCancerDay #CancerMoonshot #Immunotherapy

“We’ve seen dramatic results in now 20 different cancers, and these treatments have been approved because of the results. Michael Atkins talks the latest in cancer treatments and therapies under study. Watch the video to learn more.

Yoga and meditation provided Youngsun Switzer with the balance and control she needed to recover from a rare form of cancer- and the expertise of our Orthopaedic Oncologists helped her beat it. Read more about her journey.

Yoga instructor uses inner strength to aid in recovery after soft tissue sarcoma diagnosis and cancer treatment at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Heidi Kirby’s diagnosis of breast cancer made her feel powerless. But the compassionate care she received while a patient at the Washington Cancer Institute, empowers her to support the fight to #beatcancer each year. Click to read her story and learn how you too can support life-saving cancer research.

Heidi Kirby’s diagnosis of breast cancer made her feel powerless. But the compassionate care she received while a patient at the Washington Cancer Institute, empowers her to support the fight to #beatcancer each year. Click to read her story and learn how you too can support life-saving cancer research.

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Urologist Dr. Lambros Stamatakis is using a new tool to help detect bladder tumors that might otherwise be missed. Listen to this Medical Intel segment, airing this week on WTOP 103.5 FM Radio, as he explains how the technology is improving outcomes for patients with bladder cancer.

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Urologist Dr. Lambros Stamatakis is using a new tool to help detect bladder tumors that might otherwise be missed. Listen to this Medical Intel segment, airing this week on WTOP 103.5 FM Radio, as he explains how the technology is improving outcomes for patients with bladder cancer.

Mary and Mike Baroody share their touching and inspiring story about lung cancer. Learn more about lung cancer diagnosis and treatment at http://ow.ly/M4xLn

Screening for Lung Cancer: One Couple's Story

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women. William Krimsky, MD, interventional pulmonologist at MedStar Health, explains how prevention, in addition to screening, is an important step to take to protect against lung cancer – especially for non-smokers, like former champion ice dancer Holly Cole. Dr. Krimsky also credits advances in technology, such as the Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy, a GPS technology providing a road map to the tumor. Learn more about lung…

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women. William Krimsky, MD, interventional pulmonologist at MedStar Health, explains how prevention, in .

Family members can pass inherited cancer gene mutations from generation to generation. MedStar Health Cancer Network provides genetic counseling or testing (a simple blood test to detect the gene) to patients who believe they may be affected by a hereditary factor. Learn more about how genetic testing is done from Emily Kuchinsky, MS, CGC. Learn more: http://ow.ly/YtLYz

Family members can pass inherited cancer gene mutations from generation to generation. MedStar Health Cancer Network provides genetic counseling or testing (.

Family members can pass inherited cancer gene mutations from generation to generation. MedStar Health Cancer Network provides genetic counseling or testing (a simple blood test to detect the gene) to patients who believe they may be affected by a hereditary factor. Learn more about from Emily Kuchinsky, MS, CGC, about who should consider genetic testing. Learn more: http://ow.ly/YtLYz

Family members can pass inherited cancer gene mutations from generation to generation. MedStar Health Cancer Network provides genetic counseling or testing (.

Family members can pass inherited cancer gene mutations from generation to generation. MedStar Health Cancer Network provides genetic counseling or testing (a simple blood test to detect the gene) to patients who believe they may be affected by a hereditary factor. Emily Kuchinsky, MS, CGC, discusses how genetic testing may affect treatment options for those diagnosed with cancer. Learn more: http://ow.ly/YtLYz

Family members can pass inherited cancer gene mutations from generation to generation. MedStar Health Cancer Network provides genetic counseling or testing (.


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