• PearlPoint Staff
    5 years 7 months ago

    At a Loss for Words When a Loved One Has Cancer?

    This past year I learned first-hand the impact of cancer.  My brother was diagnosed with testicular cancer at the age of 22. To say I was in denial is an understatement.

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  • PearlPoint Staff
    5 years 8 months ago

    Matt Poe on the Concepts of Exercise for the Cancer Patient

    Enjoy this interview by freelance writer Don Vaughn with Matt Poe, Cancer Exercise Specialist, on the concepts of exercise for the cancer patient.

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  • Paige Anderson
    6 years 6 months ago

    Personalized Medicine: Tailored Just for You

    Our Supportive Services staff frequently speaks with clients and family members about treatment options - clinical trials, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

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  • PearlPoint Staff
    6 years 7 months ago

    Minnie Steps to Living Well

    For most of my life, cancer has always been a topic that I have had minimal knowledge of, but maximum emotion tied to. When I was eleven years old, my grandmother came to live with my family as she underwent treatment for breast and lung cancer.

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  • Paige Anderson
    6 years 8 months ago

    The Journey Through Cancer - A Book Review

    Jeremy Geffen, M.D., is a trained oncologist who has been treating patients and families impacted by cancer for several years.  Dr.

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  • Cancer Supportive Services
    6 years 10 months ago

    Exercise: A Prescription for a Healthier You

    If your doctor could provide you with a prescription that provides stress relief, increases your energy, helps you fight diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, and provides many other benefits, would you get it filled?  Good news-that prescription is exercise and you can take the

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  • Allison Buchignani
    6 years 10 months ago

    Decoding Cancer

    I recently read an interesting article in the April 18th issue of Time Magazine. It is written by Alice Park and titled, “Decoding Cancer: The first map of breast-tumor genomes could revolutionize patient care.”

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  • Paige Anderson
    6 years 10 months ago

    National Cancer Registrars Week!

    We are celebrating National Cancer Registrars Week!  Now through April 15, this week spotlights the cancer registry professionals who work tirelessly to collect a specific set of data for every patient that’s diagnosed or treated for cancer.

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  • Paige Anderson
    6 years 10 months ago

    Tips on Managing Treatment Related Side Effects: The Skin Issue

    Men and women undergoing aggressive forms of cancer treatment, such as high-dose radiation, often experience uncomfortable side effects ranging from mild to severe.

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  • Allison Grimenstein, LMSW
    6 years 11 months ago

    The Social Work Profession

    At Minnie Pearl, the oncology social workers who comprise our Cancer Supportive Services staff are the cornerstone of our mission.  These licensed and skilled professionals are available to offer one-on-one guidance from the moment of a cancer diagnosis.

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