Prostate Cancer Treatment Options for Newly Diagnosed Patients

 

Thanks to advancements in research and treatment methods, men diagnosed with prostate cancer have more options and resources available to them than ever before. Whether you or a loved one has been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, talking to your doctor to learn more about the disease and treatments that are right for you is […]

 

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Coping with Cancer during the Holidays

 

As the classic holiday song goes, it is the most wonderful time of the year.  But do you know what else the happiest season of all brings?  Stress.  With all the planning, shopping, decorating and cooking, it’s easy to become tired and overwhelmed.  When cancer treatment is added to the mix, holiday stress can become […]

 

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African-American Men and Lung Cancer

 

Check out this infographic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding African-American men and lung cancer.

 

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Seven Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram

 

 

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UV Rays and Skin Cancer

 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July as Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month.  The goal is to spread the word about how important it is to protect everyone’s skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Radiation is the emission of energy from any source, and there are many types of radiation.  […]

 

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Women’s Health and Cancer

 

During the month of May, we spotlight women’s health by celebrating National Women’s Health Week. National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.  The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority.  The week also serves as a time […]

 

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

 

May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.  The month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with 5.4 million cases in more than 3.3 […]

 

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Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

 

April is National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month and April 8 – 15, 2018 is National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. Head and neck cancer is a term used to describe a number of different cancerous tumors that develop in or around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses, and mouth.  These cancers typically […]

 

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Is Lung Cancer Screening Right for Me?

 

Review these key points from the American Lung Association with your physician if you are worried about your risk for lung cancer.

 

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To Screen or Not to Screen for Lung Cancer?

 

A study in CHEST, a peer-reviewed medical journal covering chest diseases and related issues, determined that a structured prescreening counseling and shared decision-making visit with healthcare professionals lead to a better understanding of the benefits and risks, as well as the eligibility criteria, of lung cancer screening using a low-dose CT scan. This is an […]

 

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