• Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    8 months 3 weeks ago

    Tips for Cancer Survivors

    Survivorship is the next chapter in the cancer journey after treatment has ended and there are no signs of the disease. Some people think of it like a school graduation.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 4 months ago

    Healthy Aging: It’s Just a Number

    Treatments for cancer are more effective than 50 years ago. With the emphasis now on earlier detection through regular screening, treatment outcomes have improved greatly.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 5 months ago

    Stop The Problem Before It Starts: Lymphedema Prevention

    Lymphedema is a common side effect among cancer survivors, especially breast cancer survivors, but it can affect any patient whose treatment plan included lymph nodes being removed by surgery or lymph nodes being damaged by radiation treatment.

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  • Abby Henry
    1 year 6 months ago

    Cancer Survivorship: Going Back to School

    Summer is coming to a close, and school will be back in session soon. Did you put school on hold after receiving a cancer diagnosis? Have you decided to return to school to peruse a new career path? Are you currently in school while undergoing cancer treatment?

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  • Dr. Cynthia Bailey, Guest Blogger
    2 years 3 months ago

    Become a Cancer Thrivor by Putting Your Health First

    Is it really possible to thrive in the midst of horrific chemotherapy and mutilating surgeries? I believe it is, but it depends on how you treat yourself during your cancer journey.

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  • Abby Henry
    2 years 6 months ago

    Myth vs. Truth: Survivorship

    The biggest myth about survivorship is that once treatment ends the cancer journey is over. For many, many cancer survivors the end of treatment is not the end of the struggle.

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  • Abby Henry
    3 years 6 months ago

    Cancer Labels: What am I?

    In the cancer community, there are a lot of different cancer “labels.” Some commonly heard labels for people with a cancer diagnosis include: patient, fighter, and survivor. These terms are interesting to consider. What does each of them mean? What are the implications of using these labels? Here are a few of my thoughts as one member of the cancer community.

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  • Katharine Ray
    4 years 1 week ago

    Internist Role in Cancer Survivorship

    An article in my news feed recently caught my eye: “Internists Unprepared for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Survey.” From Reuters Health, the article expanded on a survey’s recent fi

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  • Katharine Ray
    4 years 3 months ago

    Fear...A Cancer Survivor's Reflection

    My Halloween week has started with a flurry — projects, meetings, stories to write and review, and an assignment to write a Pearls of Wisdom blog post. The blog topic? Fear of cancer recurrence. A fitting topic during Halloween week, and one I can surely address.

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  • Jen Hartman, RD, LDN
    5 years 2 weeks ago

    Survivorship Nutrition: Preventing Cancer Recurrence

     Once cancer treatment is complete it is time to restore and rejuvenate the body by feeding it with the best foods for optimal nutrition. Nutrition status, physical activity, and body weight all play a role in preventing cancer recurrence.

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