National Cancer Prevention Month

 

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), an American cancer research organization associated with the World Cancer Research Fund, estimates that approximately one-third of cases of the most common cancers in the U.S. could be prevented by eating healthy, being active, and staying lean.  That’s an estimated 374,000 […]

 

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Treating the World’s Most Common Cancer

 

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the only international organization devoted solely to education, prevention, early detection, and prompt treatment of the world’s most common cancer, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.  Skin cancer occurs when there are abnormalities in the cells that make up the skin.  […]

 

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Colorectal Cancer Infographic

 

 

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Cancer Patients Who Miss Radiation Treatments at High Risk for Relapse

 

According to a new study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, cancer patients who miss two or more radiation treatment sessions are at increased risk for a return of their cancer.   The study, which was conducted at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care (MECCC) and the Albert Einstein Cancer […]

 

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Cancer Prevention Recommendations Infographic

 

 

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Patient Education: Common Cancer Terms and What They Mean

 

Patients coping with a cancer diagnosis may hear unfamiliar medical terms related to their disease and its treatment.  We’ve highlighted four common cancer treatment terms below and provided brief overviews of what each term means.  Local Control:  Refers to cancer that hasn’t grown and progressed and remains at the original tumor site. Radiation is used […]

 

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Tips for Cancer Caregivers

 

The caregiver is a significant role in a cancer patient’s care.  A caregiver is the person who helps the person with cancer the most, and is often the person who knows everything that is going on with the patient.  Usually the main caregiver is a spouse, partner, or an adult child.  In some cases, close […]

 

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Infographic: Skin Cancer

 

 

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Sunscreen: Your Skin’s Best Friend

 

Summer is in full swing.  The sun is shining, the weather is warmer, and people are spending more time outside.  While all the fun in the sun activities are a good time, they are also exposing you to ultraviolet radiation from the sun which puts you at risk for getting skin cancer.   Skin cancer […]

 

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