The Surgery Center of Lakeland Hills specializes in colon cancer screening and the treatment of gastrointestinal problems. Our outpatient, freestanding endoscopic facility has proudly served the Polk County community since 2005. Since we opened, we’ve relentlessly provided high quality care in a setting that is friendly, comfortable and deserving of your trust.
New Nutrition Guidelines for Preventing Cancer
New research published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition shows six dietary guidelines that can help lower the risk of cancer, and the overall recommendation is to build your meals around fruits, vegetables and legumes.
Red Meat Linked to Breast Cancer
Using a statistical model, the researchers estimated that the women who ate the most red meat showed an increase of 6.8 cases of breast cancer for every 1,000 women over the course of 20 years.