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National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, during which time the public is encouraged to help raise awareness by “waging hope.” Many people take action by urging elected officials to increase research funding, participating in events and activities, or connecting with others through caregiver and survivor support groups. Pancreatic cancer quick facts Here’s why it’s so…Read More »

Cancer Care Catered to You

The complexities of cancer have pressed scientists to dig deeper into the inner workings of human cells to pinpoint cancer’s causes. It’s taken decades, but advances in basic science, technology, therapeutics and the understanding of the genetic causes of cancer have made personalized cancer care possible. Personalized cancer care is here Is it possible to…Read More »

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness month is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Through heightened awareness about early detection, and the development of excellent treatment options, survival rates for breast cancer have increased. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, when breast cancer is detected early, in its localized stages (has not spread…Read More »

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Diagnosis and Treatment

Blood cancers can be rooted in the bone marrow (where blood is produced), in the blood, or in the lymph nodes. There are three types of blood cells: Red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Most blood cancers occur when normal blood cell development is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of an abnormal blood cell…Read More »

Ovarian Cancer: Symptoms, Stages and Treatment

Ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest cancers that affect women today. Even in its early stages, it rarely reveals symptoms. Yet in its advanced stages, the symptoms of ovarian cancer can be so generic, they are often diagnosed as common constipation or an irritable bowel problem. Key symptoms of ovarian cancer The signs are…Read More »

Tips to Quit Smoking and Reduce Your Risk for Lung Cancer

According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. In 2015, approximately 27 percent of cancer-related deaths were attributed to lung cancer. Further, smoking accounts for 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. This makes smokers approximately 23 times more likely to develop lung cancer that a…Read More »

Adjusting to Life After Cancer

You’re in remission. These are four words every cancer patient hopes to hear. Though there’s no cure for cancer, it’s the next best thing. The end of cancer treatment should be a time for celebration, however many people experience difficulty acclimating to life after cancer. Cancer survivors are both relieved and ready to put the experience…Read More »

Understanding the Stages of Cancer

Cancer. It’s a small word that can mean a lot of different things. No matter what kind a person has, understanding the stages of cancer and available treatment options is important for optimal treatment. A stage of a cancer mainly describes the size of the tumor and if it has spread to other areas of the…Read More »

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