February 27, 2018
The American Cancer Society recommends consuming at least 2 ½ cups of fruits and vegetables every day. If you’re often on the go, drinking a fresh juice can be an easy way to get key nutrients. Nutrient-packed fresh juice also provides a great alternative to sugary processed drinks.
December 20, 2017
Traveling this holiday season? Traveling with cancer can present some extra challenges if you’re not prepared. There are a few things you may want to keep in mind if you are a cancer patient or caregiver planning on traveling in the next few months.
November 21, 2017
A thoughtful present can lift anyone’s spirits, especially those who are currently fighting cancer. However, a present doesn’t necessarily need to be an object they unwrap. This holiday season, consider an unconventional, yet valuable gift.
October 23, 2017
For those living with cancer, it may seem difficult to find a happy state of mind, but laughter can become a source of relief even when facing this particular hardship. Studies show that laughter, when used as a complementary therapy, brings positive results with virtually no negative side effects.
October 12, 2017
Retired truck driver Bill Burkert, 66, was going through his normal morning routine last year when he stepped out of the shower to shave and noticed a dimple on the right side of his chest. Always being diligent with his health, he scheduled an appointment with his doctor right away.
July 27, 2017A cancer diagnosis affects not only the patient, but also his or her partner or spouse as well, truly testing the traditional wedding vow, “in sickness and health.” The impact of a cancer diagnosis will be different from couple to couple.
June 28, 2017
When a friend or loved one is battling cancer, sometimes the thing they need most from you is support. Sometimes, you can be most helpful if you can listen when they want to talk, be available when they need help, and treat them normally, not like they are a burden.
June 15, 2017
It’s hard to know what to say to a loved one undergoing cancer treatment. Even well-intentioned words can take on a different meaning for someone fighting cancer. Learn 5 examples of things not to say to someone who has cancer so you can avoid putting your foot in your mouth.
May 10, 2017
If you're a cancer patient or caregiver, this may be one of the most stressful times of your life. But Board Certified Radiation Oncologist and Integrative Oncologist Dr. Brian Lawenda says keeping your stress levels down is key to fighting the disease and feeling your best.
April 14, 2017
If your loved one or friend has been diagnosed with cancer, it’s important to try to genuinely understand their feelings even while processing your own. Learn how to relate to those that you love that are going through a difficult situation.