Cancer Friendly Summer Activities

Summer is a time of free expression, celebration and outdoor engagement, regardless of cancer. It’s true that energy may be lacking, spirits low and strength minimized when dealing with cancer, but there are still fun ways to engage in summer…

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Hot and Cold: A New Pancreatic Cancer Treatment?

It is established medical fact that either heating or freezing a cancer cell can kill it, but a new treatment out of the State University of New York at Binghamton (AKA Binghamton University) for pancreatic cancer involves using both, with…

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Worldwide burden of cancer attributable to diabetes and high body-mass index

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) have concluded that there is a causal association between diabetes and high BMI and several types of cancer.  As the prevalence of  these cancer risk factors…

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StrikeOut Cancer Success with Ohio Wesleyan Softball

The game day atmosphere felt a little different in Delaware, OH on March 21, 2018. Led by assistant coach, Chloe Shell, the Ohio Wesleyan University Softball team took the field for their StrikeOut Cancer game.

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It’s Officially Summer: 5 Skin Cancer Prevention Tips

Many people consider summertime to be their favorite season, and why wouldn’t they? The temperatures are higher, the days are longer and the sun is brighter. Summer brings a multitude of recreational activities to choose from and, overall, a more…

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RECAP: Play4TheCure Summer Series Game Three Featuring: Potomac Nationals

On Friday, June 16th, our Play4TheCure team made the third stop on the Summer Series tour visiting the Potomac Nationals. The Potomac Nationals are a Single-A affiliate of the Major League Baseball team, the Washington Nationals based in Woodbridge, VA.…

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Potential Breakthrough in Cancer-Fighting Nanomedicine

The term nanomedicine, alluding to technologies with mechanisms and surface area characteristics sized in terms of billionths of a meter, has held promise for years, but breakthroughs specific to therapies have been limited. After five years of intense collaborative work…

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Father’s Day

For the most part, June usually greets us the same way every year. Higher temperatures, long lines of people waiting for ice cream, longer days and, of course, a grocery store aisle filled to the brim with Father’s Day cards.…

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Caring for a Father with Cancer

A dad is often portrayed as being the stable, financial provider of the household. He is often thought of as being strong, protective and the ultimate decider on important matters. Of course, this is stereotyping and a gross over-generalization. It…

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Man Up: June Is Men’s Health Month

“Even in the face of better, more accessible detection and prevention programs, we need men to recognize and adopt healthier lifestyles,” said President Bill Clinton when he proclaimed Men’s Health Week over 20 years ago. “No health care policy can…

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Knocking Cancer Out of the Park with the Bowie Baysox

Saturday, June 2, 2018, after weathering storm threats all day, the Bowie Baysox were able to take the field for their annual Knock Cancer Out of the Park night alongside a half-dozen charities in the cancer community near Prince George’s…

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A Day Honoring Survivors!

National Cancer Survivors Day is observed each year on the first Sunday in June. So today, people far and near will be coming together to celebrate life, inspire and support those battling cancer, provide guidance for the families and caregivers…

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