• 11/15/2017

    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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  • 11/08/2017

    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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  • 11/01/2017

    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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  • 10/25/2017

    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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  • 10/18/2017

    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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  • 10/12/2017

    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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  • 10/05/2017

    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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  • 9/28/2017

    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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  • 9/27/2017

    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

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  • 9/20/2017

    September is Sexual Health Awareness Month.

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