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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 »

Medical Breakthrough For Recurrent Melanoma Patients

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, with more than 75,000 people diagnosed each year. Imlygic®, a new oncolytic viral therapy recently approved by the Food & Drug Administration,  helps to fight skin cancer in patients with melanoma recurrence after initial surgery. Read more about advancements in the treatment of melanoma in the following article: New…Read More »

Common Cancer Types

Cancer develops when abnormal cells grow and multiply abnormally, leading to cancerous tumor growth. Cancer manifests in many forms, but there are some cancers that are far more common than others. Warning signs of cancer that you should look out for include: A new lump or growth Abnormal bleeding Prolonged cough Unexplained weight loss Change…Read More »

Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day

The first Sunday in June is well known in the cancer community as National Cancer Survivors Day. Though we celebrate survivorship every day, days like these give cancer patients and their families an opportunity to appreciate their victory against cancer. Survival rates are increasing The American Cancer Society reports that two out of three people…Read More »

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