The Power of Early Detection and Diagnosis
September 25, 2020
Up next on Access Health: Early detection of Lyme disease, genetic testing for Lynch syndrome, and how chronic heartburn could be increasing your risk of esophageal cancer.
Each year, some 300,000 people in the United States contract Lyme disease. Early detection and treatment are key. Now there’s a new rapid test that can change the game.
Chronic heartburn, if left untreated and becomes severe, has been linked with a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, which may lead to esophageal cancer. EsoGuard is an esophageal DNA test that is minimally invasive.
Lynch syndrome is an inherited, genetic mutation that is associated with an increased risk of endometrial, gastric, and ovarian cancers. It is also the number one cause of inherited colorectal cancer.
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Living with Alzheimer’s disease can present numerous challenges, not only for the individuals diagnosed but also for their loved ones and caregivers. As the disease progresses, it can bring about personality and behavior changes that require special attention and care. For those wanting support, here’s how to manage changes brought by this disease and […]