Latest Articles by Rajal Patel, M.D.
Top Insider Tips on Mastectomy
Everything you need to know about undergoing this procedure.
Does Breast Pain Mean Cancer?
What’s the difference between serious and not-so-serious breast pain? We asked the experts.
What to Know About Testing for Advanced Prostate Cancer
Discover how periodic blood tests and a variety of computer scans can help your doctor keep tabs on whether your cancer is spreading.
Under 40 and High Risk: What to Know About Breast Cancer Screenings
For women in their 20s and 30s who need mammograms, the experience can be daunting. Here’s what to expect.
How to Deal With “Scanxiety”
Freaking out about your next lung scan? Try these doc-approved stress-reducing tactics before, during, or after your next appointment.
What You Need to Know About Uveal Melanoma
This rare cancer of the eye can spread stealthily. Learn how it’s detected and treated.
Can You Drink Alcohol After a Kidney Cancer Diagnosis?
Do you have go teetotal during treatments? (Depends.) How about forever? (Likely not!) Here’s what the science says.
10 Melanoma Risk Factors You Should Know
Read up what makes you prone to this serious skin cancer.