Building Your Cancer Care Team

Being diagnosed with cancer can feel isolating. Relationships will change, boundaries will need to be set, and you will feel a plethora of emotions that you will come to cope with. This post serves as a guide to some of the resources available to you to add to your cancer care team. Through all of...

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Schedule Your Colonoscopy Ages 45+

Has life been getting in your way of you getting your routine colorectal cancer screening? Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the US, but it is entirely preventable if you complete your routine screening. This short clip is relatable. We all get busy, and...

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Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Over 60% of those deaths can be prevented with regular screenings, according to recent statistics. Are you up to date? What is a screening? The goal of a screening is to detect...

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International Childhood Cancer Day

February 15 marks International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD). On this day, the global cancer community recognizes ICCD in a collaborative campaign to raise awareness about childhood cancer. In addition, the campaign encourages all to express support for children with cancer, survivors of childhood...

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Vaping is an Addictive Health Risk

E-cigarettes, or vapes, were first developed as a safer alternative to cigarettes, but they have quickly become an on-ramp for nicotine addiction for young people. Vaping is no longer limited to adults that are trying to quit smoking. Over 4 million high school students and 1 million middle school...

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Coping With Emotions During Cancer

Last month, we covered some of the most commonly experienced emotions associated with receiving and living with a cancer diagnosis. Now, as part two, let’s go over some methods to get through those emotions. Express Your Emotions Don’t bottle up your emotions. It is important...

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Emotions that Follow a Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer affects your mental health by stirring up a wide range of emotions within yourself, many of which you may not be used to dealing with. At any stage after receiving a cancer diagnosis, you might experience times of distress, most commonly experienced as a combination of disbelief, fear,...

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Screenings for Cervical Cancer

 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, so today we are discussing cervical cancer screenings and their immense benefit. You might be thinking, what is a screening, and how can it help?     The goal of a screening is to detect cancer early, so that it can be taken care of early. The...

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Setting Boundaries Following a Cancer Diagnosis

It’s the holidays. There are expectations across the world regarding traveling and giving others your time and energy. All relationships and situations have boundaries. Necessary in all relationships, boundaries ensure that both people involved are respectful and appropriate. Following...

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