• Abby Henry
    2 weeks 3 days ago

    World Cancer Day

    World Cancer Day is February 4th. 

    What is World Cancer Day?

    World Cancer Day is global event taking place every year on the 4th of February. The event includes coordinated events across the globe as well as social media campaigns.

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  • Abby Henry
    4 months 2 days ago

    Cancer Talk: The Best Cancer Podcasts

    Podcasts are audio files made available on the Internet to download to an iPod, mp3 player, or your cellphone. Podcasts are usually a series, and new episodes can be often be downloaded automatically if you are a subscriber. Think of podcasts as a radio talk show.

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  • Abby Henry
    5 months 14 hours ago

    Sexual Health and Cancer Risk

    September is Sexual Health Awareness Month.

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  • Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    10 months 1 week ago

    Minority Health Awareness

    The CDC reports that more than one third of the US population belongs to a racial or ethnic group. While cancer affects all races and ethnicities, some groups are at higher risks for certain cancers than other groups. The risk factors for getting cancer include genetics, lifestyle habits, certain bacterial and viral infections, and environmental exposure to cancer-causing substances. The number of deaths from cancer is often worse in minority groups due to the diagnosis of cancer in advanced stages.

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  • Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    10 months 2 weeks ago

    What You Should Know About Esophageal Cancer

    April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Esophageal Cancer is not as well-known as some of the cancers, but it can be deadly. One type of esophageal cancer, adenocarcinoma, is on the rise in the US due to the increase incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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  • Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    11 months 4 weeks ago

    Cancer Awareness: Putting Cancer in the Spotlight

    Cancer, it’s one of the most notorious and frightening villains to ever star in movies. Just hearing its name invokes fear in most people. It has a long standing relationship with the film industry, from the Golden Age of Hollywood to contemporary times.

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  • Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    12 months 13 hours ago

    Are You at Risk for Cancer?

    In 2016, an estimate 1,685,210 people in the US were newly diagnosed with cancer according to the National Cancer Institute.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 3 months ago

    The Great American Smokeout: Stop Smoking Together

    Every year on the third Thursday in November the American Cancer Society hosts the Great American Smokeout to encourage people to stop smoking together.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 5 months ago

    Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Late Effects

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Adult survivors of childhood cancer may still deal with the late effects of cancer and cancer treatment years after their last treatment.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 5 months ago

    September- A Huge Month for Cancer Awareness!

    PearlPoint Cancer Support’s mission is to create a more confident cancer journey for adults anytime, anywhere.

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