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Tips for People with Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The pandemic associated with coronavirus disease COVID-19 is particularly dangerous for someone with cancer, whose body’s primary defense mechanism, the human immune system, is weaker than that of a healthy person. Simply put, so-called immunosuppressed individuals are at higher risk of being infected and, if the disease is acquired, they…...

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2020 Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new coronavirus that was first reported in China in December 2019. Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause common colds, as well as more serious respiratory diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome…...

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New Study Suggests Strong Social Support Can Improve Cancer Outcomes

Study conducted by researchers at Kaiser Permanente found women diagnosed with colorectal cancer who had low social support before diagnosis were more likely to succumb to their illness. A new study from researchers at Kaiser Permanente sheds light on the importance of social support for women diagnosed with colorectal cancer.…...

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10 Ways Your Diet Can Reduce Your Cancer Risk

March is deemed National Nutrition Month – a month dedicated to focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. A healthy diet can impact many areas of health. A poor diet can increase the risk of the six most common types…...

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Get Healthy in 2020: How to Make Resolutions that Stick

There’s something about tossing the old calendar and instating a new one that encourages people to finally make some changes for the better. Last year, a huge majority of Americans made the resolution to get healthier by dieting, exercising, or simply losing weight. Other popular resolutions included kicking cigarettes and…...

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Celebrate Healthy Weight Week in 8 Simple Steps

January is a particularly difficult time to remain healthy and active in many parts of the United States. The days are short, the air is harsh, and the skies are grey. Many Americans prefer to sit under a cozy blanket in front of the television with warm comfort foods in…...

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5 Questions About Nutrition and Cancer with an Oncology Dietitian

After diagnosis, cancer patients have a lot to manage. Oncology dietitian Nichole Giller works with patients to reduce the confusion around diet during and after cancer treatment. Giller said her work is rewarding because she can discuss modern research with cancer patients and survivors in hopes of giving them the…...

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