Cancer Talk

I Can Get Skin Cancer Where?!
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:22pm
Cancer Research & News

Remember the days of tanning? Only a few decades ago people looked forward to slathering their bodies with oily lotions that helped turn skin darker and brought out a “healthy” glow. Movie stars hawked tanning products that gave the fastest, deepest tans and magazines and billboards encouraged everyone to join the trend. Some health experts even believed that tanning was essential for children and infants as demonstrated by the 1929 book, The Perfect Baby, which included a chapter titled "The Perfect Baby Has a Health Tan."

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Prevention & Screening
Cancer Research & News
Life & Wellness

Hepatitis C is the most common blood-transmitted virus in the United States and the leading cause of liver cancer worldwide.

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 8:51am
Chemotherapy may cause partial or even total hair loss, but this side effect is usually temporary. Here’s what you need to know about chemotherapy and hair loss.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:00am
Prevention & Screening

Summer is officially here — time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, barbecues and beaches! But of course, summer also brings bugs.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:47pm
Cancer Research & News

Many types of cancer are best treated using a combination of therapies, which may include surgery, cancer drugs and chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other approaches. Receiving each one at the right time and in the right sequence can have a great impact on the treatment plan’s success.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:00am

Hearing “you have cancer” usually triggers a range of emotions in people that may include anxiety, sadness, anger, fear, confusion and a sense of urgency to have the cancer treated as soon as possible.

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:52pm
Cancer Support
When a loved one is going through cancer treatment, it can be difficult to know what to say or do. Every individual is different, and what is helpful to one person may not be to another. Recently our Facebook followers shared some things they wish their loved ones had known, said or done.
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 8:37am
Cancer Support

When faced with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer, many patients may wonder whether to seek a second opinion, especially when facing major surgery, treatments with severe side effects or an uncertain outcome. What if you’re not happy with your doctor’s diagnosis?

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00am
Life & Wellness
Cancer survivors have special medical needs. A Survivorship Care Plan serves as a guide for you and your primary care physician to help you stay healthy.