Archive - September 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 8:08pm

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone has a thyroid gland, and, despite the lack of a screening test for the disease, understanding and recognizing the signs and symptoms is key to catching it early.

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 1:22pm

While there is no way to fully prepare for a cancer diagnosis, it's important to pay attention to any warning signs and recognize symptoms.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 9:04am

Brandee Aquilino, PsyD, MA, and Kristen Fix, LMSW, joined this week's Roswellness Radio to discuss childhood cancers and their effect on not only the patient, but the entire family.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:19am

It’s become a running joke in our family: “Hey, give us a break. We don’t know what we’re doing. After all, this is our first brain tumor!”

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 11:34am

Ovarian and gynecological cancers are both nationally recognized throughout the month of September.

Growing pains are present during toddler and pre-teen years, but if the pain persists, it might be something more serious. Our blog explains what is typically the first symptom of bone cancer in children, and provides advice on when to call the doctor.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 3:57pm

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and is also celebrated as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.

Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 3:22pm

The types of cancers that develop in children are different from those that develop in adults. Lifestyle or environmental risk factors don’t play a role.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 8:51am

If you smoke, quit. It will be the smartest decision you make on your journey to fight cancer. There’s nothing more damaging to your treatment and overall health than tobacco use. The sooner you quit the better.