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Even With Cancer Treatment, It’s Still Summer- Find Some Fun.

Find a view and enjoy it – from the shade Enjoy the weather with some time outdoors from shaded, cooler areas. If you can’t find shade, plan your outdoor activities during the early morning or evening hours when it’s cooler outside. If it’s just not summer without the sun, wear loose, light colors, hats and […]

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Preds Rule The Month. Picnics Rule The Day. Survivors Rule.

Jeff Patton, MD, CEO, TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY June is National Cancer Survivor’s month, but Tennessee Oncology Survivors are celebrated year-round. This quote from General George Patton (no I’m not related) spoke to me- “Fear kills more people than death.” In my heart, Tennessee Oncology Patients are the bravest of the brave. They stare at this life-threatening […]

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Small Acts Of Kindness For Cancer Patients

Sherry Mistro-Henn for TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY Hearing that someone you know and love has cancer is a real punch in the gut. You are scared for them, sad for their family, and desperate to do something to provide support. Helping out will help you deal with it. Not doing something…anything – is not an option. If […]

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June Is The Month Designated For Cancer Survivors

Saturday, June 4, 2017 was National Cancer Survivor’s Day, a time to honor and celebrate those who are surviving the disease. We’re all survivors of something. Cancer survivorship means different things to different people. Technically it describes anyone living with, through or beyond cancer treatment. By this definition, cancer survivorship begins at diagnosis. According to […]

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