• 2/22/2017

    In 2016, an estimate 1,685,210 people in the US were newly diagnosed with cancer according to the National Cancer Institute.

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  • 2/15/2017

    Receiving a cancer diagnosis may lead one to instantly think that their life has ended. Therefore, they release control of their life and turn over the responsibility of their own recovery to the medical team. There is another way. You can be your own best advocate for your health! Let your medical team know your quality of life objectives. You are the best expert on your life. It is only you who can communicate your will to thrive.

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  • 2/08/2017

    Feeding Tube Awareness Week, sponsored by the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation, is February 6-10, 2017.

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  • 2/01/2017

    Nutrition is of prime importance when dealing with the effects of cancer and chemotherapy. As a cancer patient, you are probably aware of the changes your body is going through and how they can affect your well-being.

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  • 1/27/2017

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ibrutinib for the treatment of patients with marginal zone lymphoma (a type of B-cell lymphoma) who had already received at least one treatment. FDA granted accelerated approval so clinical trials are still ongoing to confirm findings.

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  • 1/25/2017

    Immunotherapy is an exciting and active area of research and investigation in the cancer world. Immunotherapies are treatments that help the body’s own immune system fight cancer.

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  • 1/18/2017

    Inflammation is the body’s attempt to protect itself, which is one of our greatest strengths as human beings. However, when inflammation is chronic or long-term, it can harm internal tissues and organs.

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  • 1/11/2017

    In 2016 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 19 new cancer treatments for many different types of cancer. Additionally, many more clinical trials are ongoing.

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  • 1/11/2017

    It’s a fresh start with the New Year. Make a positive step forward by asking the right questions when you visit your oncology healthcare provider or registered dietitian nutritionist on your cancer journey.

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  • 1/04/2017

    It takes a team to help patients though their cancer journey. Like a football team, your healthcare team is made up of many professionals that contribute their special skills at different points along the way. This collection of healthcare specialists is called a multi-disciplinary team.

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