Navigating Thanksgiving Events as a Cancer Patient

Celebrating Thanksgiving as a cancer patient can make things a little different. Depending on how you feel and where you are in your treatment, you may have to tweak your traditions to fit what is best for you. Below are four tips to navigating the holidays this month. Talk to Your Doctor Talk to your […]

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Tobacco is Still the Number One Cause of Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month- a great time to educate yourself about the number one thing you can do to help prevent the disease. There are three main types of lung cancer, each with varying treatments and prognosis. They are: Non-small cell lung cancer Small cell lung cancer Lung carcinoid tumors Non-small cell lung […]

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Facts About Men’s Breast Cancer

While breast cancer is a well-known disease that impacts women around the world, what is less commonly known is that breast cancer can also affect men. Though not nearly as frequent, men, especially older men, are at risk for the same dangers of breast cancer that women face. The American Cancer Society reports that men […]

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Does site-of-care for oncology infusion therapy influence treatment patterns, cost, and quality in the United States?

Background: The increase in hospital acquisition of community oncology clinics in the US has led to a shift in the site-of-care (SOC) for infusion therapy from the physician office (PO) to the hospital outpatient (HO) setting. Objective: To investigate differences by SOC in treatment patterns, quality, and cost among patients with cancer undergoing first-line infusion […]

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Diet & Exercise During Breast Cancer Treatment

We all know the benefits and importance of eating healthy and exercising regularly. Sometimes it’s hard to follow this advice even when we know it’s best for us, but it’s even more important to keep a healthy lifestyle when diagnosed or recovering from a disease like breast cancer. Eating a plant and whole-foods based diet […]

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