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.
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.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Keep reading for 10 facts you may not know about your lungs and lung cancer.
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.
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.
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.
Ostomies are surgically created openings in the skin. Sometimes people with abdominal, bowel, or bladder cancers will have a temporary or permanent ostomy.
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.
In a previous blog, I discussed nutrition in cancer patients, especially concerning protein. Protein malnutrition is a devastating problem among cancer patients, as it increases morbidity, mortali
September is Sexual Health Awareness Month.