Millennials and Cancer

Millennials and Thyroid Cancer: A Conversation with Victoria Price, Television Journalist at 7News Boston WHDH TV

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ It’s often the unsung heroes in our lives that make our very existence possible. For millennials, this could not be truer. Although often unrecognized, it’s the efforts of millions of millennials every day providing essential services during the pandemic that has kept our country running. Much like millennials, while often

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Challenging Colorectal Cancer: How Millennials’ Ages, Health Profiles, and Our Healthcare System Complicate Diagnosis and Prevention from Primary Care to Gastrointestinal Specialist – What We Can Do to Change It

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Why are millennials developing colorectal cancer when we live in a country with tests available to prevent it? Believe it or not, every day seemingly young and healthy people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s receive the life-changing news that they have colorectal cancer. In 2020, the most up-to-date data

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Dr. Mike Natter Answers Top Thyroid Cancer Questions

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ What’s it like to be young, healthy, and invincible, and suddenly diagnosed with thyroid cancer or another condition? While your doctor, nurse, or physician’s assistant can sympathize and understand from years of caring for patients, Mike Natter, MD, actually knows. He was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 9

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Thyroid Cancer FAQs with Dr. Mike Natter,
Millennial Endocrinologist

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Two weeks after celebrating his 9th birthday, Mike Natter, MD, woke up in a strange hospital bed where a warm and empathetic pediatric endocrinologist explained to him that he had been rushed to the emergency room and had Type 1 Diabetes. That was 28 birthdays ago. Now Natter, an endocrinologist

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