Stand United Against Cancer

Live United Against Cancer

Cancer affects all of us in some way or another. The American Cancer Society projects 1,660,290 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed this year alone. Strength in Numbers In conjunction with the care and support of a medical staff, cancer support resources and groups offer relief, comfort, and answers to patients. Support groups provide a… Continue reading Stand United Against Cancer

Overcoming Cancer Fatigue

The term fatigue is looped in with “tiredness” which everyone experiences. A good night’s sleep usually refreshes the body. But fatigue is a lack of energy not relieved by sleep. Fatigue can be hampering, preventing you from functioning normally. One of the most common side-effects of cancer and cancer treatment is fatigue. It’s unpredictable, and not associated… Continue reading Overcoming Cancer Fatigue

I Have Cancer, Now What?

A cancer diagnosis isn’t the end. It’s the beginning of a fight you can win. When cancer strikes you or someone in your family, remaining positive is a crucial aspect of treatment. The body and mind work together as a team. When faced with a fight-or-flight response, if your mind tells your body to fight, then… Continue reading I Have Cancer, Now What?

Understanding Cancer

Champions For the Cure When asked to name a villain, most people will respond with infamous characters such as those associated with comics, movies, and television. Our minds are tied up all day with work, family, and daily chores, so it’s natural to divert to a fantasy world every now and then. But if you ask… Continue reading Understanding Cancer

Skin Cancer: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Year-round, our doctors, our friends and even our favorite talk show hosts remind us to wear sunscreen and hats, and to limit sun exposure. Despite these warnings, approximately two million people will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year. About 68,000 of these cases will be melanoma, the most life-threatening type of skin cancer. Melanoma… Continue reading Skin Cancer: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Men’s Health Threat Assessment – The Hidden Threat – Prostate Cancer

I Have a Prostate Issue, Now What? Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that we often hear about, but if you ask the common person, chances are they know little about it. According to the American Cancer Society, other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. It accounts for… Continue reading Men’s Health Threat Assessment – The Hidden Threat – Prostate Cancer