• Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    2 months 2 weeks ago

    Nutrition for the next 100 Years: Reflections from FNCE® 2017

    What foods were popular in 1917? How was treatment for cancer provided 100 years ago? Which health organizations were available?

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

    It’s GERD Awareness Week

    It’s no coincidence that GERD Awareness Week is the same week as Thanksgiving. Many of the habits leading to gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD occur during this festive holiday of overeating.

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  • Abby Henry
    3 months 4 days ago

    Making the Most of Thanksgiving Leftovers

    Thanksgiving is just right around the corner! Soon you’ll be enjoying a delicious meal with your family and friends. You may already be daydreaming about turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie.

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  • Abby Henry
    3 months 1 week ago

    Four Ways to Thank a Caregiver during Caregiver Awareness Month

    November is Caregiver Awareness Month. Caregivers play a huge role in most patients’ cancer care. The primary caregiver will often be present at every appointment and be by the patient’s side while recovering from surgery or treatment.

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  • Abby Henry
    3 months 2 weeks ago

    10 Facts About Lung Cancer

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Keep reading for 10 facts you may not know about your lungs and lung cancer.

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  • Abby Henry
    3 months 3 weeks ago

    Happy Pumpkin Day!

    October 26th is National Pumpkin Day! A day to celebrate America’s favorite fall food inspiration. You may enjoy a warm pumpkin spice latte on a crisp fall morning. Or, you may look forward to pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Day.

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

    Silent but Deadly: What you need to know about Blood Clots

    October 13th is World Thrombosis Day. Thrombosis is the presence of blood clots, which is an abnormal and life-threatening condition. Thrombosis will lead to hospitalization, prolonged recovery and can even cause death.

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

    The Challenges of Having an Ostomy on Your Cancer Journey

    Ostomies are surgically created openings in the skin. Sometimes people with abdominal, bowel, or bladder cancers will have a temporary or permanent ostomy.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    4 months 3 weeks ago

    Just Say No to Malnutrition

    What’s all this talk about malnutrition and cancer? Isn’t a cancer diagnosis enough without adding malnutrition? Yes, cancer is enough without adding malnutrition to the mix. That’s why you need to maintain good nutrition throughout cancer treatment.  

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