Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Wildfires and Cancer

It’s already November and the dystopian year of 2020 has hardly been mundane. The year began with Australia ablaze, sending the world into a panic about the wellbeing of Australians and their notorious animals. As the year continued, health and…

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Stomach Cancer Warning Signs: Understanding Your Risk

Stomach cancer is frequently diagnosed at an advanced stage because early symptoms are vague and often go overlooked. Learn what symptoms to watch for and steps you can take to help lower your risk. November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month.…

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Small Cell Lung Cancer vs. Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: What’s the Difference?

From a distance, lung cancer may seem straightforward and cut-and-dried. The name itself sparks an immediate mental image of the balloon-like organ located in the chest cavity. It’s common knowledge that tobacco smoke is the leading cause of lung cancer,…

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Resources and Support for Family Caregivers

Taking on the role of a caregiver for a loved one seems like an easy choice. Most people would say that they would do it at the drop of a hat. Those who are caregivers for their loved ones, however,…

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Diabetes and Cancer: What’s the Link?

Medical professionals have come to understand that diabetes, especially Type 2 diabetes, is linked to a variety of diseases. The high blood glucose from diabetes can damage the blood vessels and nerves that control the heart and blood vessels, increasing…

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Understanding Drug Resistance in Cancer

One of the most frightening outcomes for a cancer patient is treatment failure. It often makes little sense to the patient and their medical team and leaves everyone uncertain about what is to come. One of the main reasons a…

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The Forgotten Men of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, observed during October, presents many opportunities to acknowledge patients and survivors as well as opportunities to remind women to schedule their regular screening. The world lights up in pink, the color of the breast cancer ribbon,…

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Give It Your All and Fight: Sergeant Liniarski’s Story

Carl J (CJ) Liniarski had found his calling in life at a young age. He had joined the United States Army Reserve in December 2014 and was committed to serving his country. From his meticulous training to his healthy lifestyle,…

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Talking With Your Child About Cancer

Many parents say that when they are first diagnosed with cancer, they are concerned about how the disease and treatment will affect their family. Among these concerns is the burning question: what is the best way to tell a child…

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Pink Smoothie for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to share with you this pink smoothie recipe packed with some of our favorite cancer-fighting foods. This pink smoothie is filling, nutritious, low in calories (about 315), and high in fiber. The…

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Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction: What Breast Cancer Patients Should Know

Mastectomy is just one of the treatment options available to breast cancer patients. Learn more about what to expect before, during, and after the procedure, as well as some tips to help you prepare. A breast cancer diagnosis can be…

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10 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Health Today

Every year since 1928, Americans recognize Child Health Day on the first Monday in October. Child Health Day is a day in which all agencies and organizations interested in child welfare unite to bring awareness to the importance of child…

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