• Cancer Care

    Do you know the signs of ovarian cancer?


    Often called the “silent killer” or “whispering disease,” ovarian cancer can be difficult to detect in its early stages because the symptoms often go unnoticed or overlooked.

  • Cancer Care

    9 cancer-related words and what they mean


    Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer knows first-hand the whirlwind of thoughts and emotions that follow. It can be even more difficult to absorb the news while trying to understand the medical terminology your healthcare provider is using.

  • Cancer Care

    What kind of sunblock do I need?


    It can be daunting to walk into a store and be met with the shelves and shelves of sunblock and sunscreen for sale. There's such a wide variety of products to choose from that it can be difficult to figure out which one is best.

  • Cancer Care

    Why integrative care matters for cancer treatment


    For the approximately one million people in the United States who are diagnosed with cancer every year, the impact can be felt on more than just their physical health. 

  • Cancer Care

    Why good nutrition is key to the fight against cancer


    Nutrition plays a crucial role in reducing cancer risk and in sustaining your health if you have been diagnosed with cancer.

  • Cancer Care

    5 potential warning signs of lung cancer


    A cough that won't quit, hoarseness, difficulty breathing. If you've ever experienced these symptoms, you may have assumed you were coming down with a cold or suffering from seasonal allergies — and you were probably right. However, if these symptoms continue for some time, they can also indicate a much bigger problem: lung cancer.

  • Cancer Care

    National Cancer Control Month: How you can reduce your risk of cancer


    Eating right is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your cancer risk. In honor of National Cancer Control Month, start making these changes in your eating habits to reduce your risk of cancer.

  • Cancer Care

    Not a smoker? You could still be at risk for lung cancer


    Did you know that smoking isn’t the only cause of lung cancer? While the vast majority of lung cancer cases (about 90 percent) can be attributed to smoking, about 10 percent of lung cancers occur in non-smokers.

  • Cancer Care

    How to prepare for cancer treatment


    There's no real way to prepare yourself for a cancer diagnosis. However, you can do a lot when it comes to getting ready for treatment. Preparing for cancer treatment can give you a sense of control and boost your outlook. 

  • Cancer Care

    How stem cells help treat cancer


    Stem cell transplants are used to treat certain types of cancer, including leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The treatment replenishes stem cells that were destroyed during radiation or chemotherapy treatment, which allows the patient to undergo higher doses of chemotherapy and/or radiation.

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