Cancer Talk

I Have Cancer, Now What?
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 11:37am
Cancer Support
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you’re not alone. Half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will be diagnosed with the disease at some point. While no one is ever prepared for a cancer diagnosis, following these tips can help you learn more about your diagnosis, choose the right treatment, and find your way forward to better health.
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 3:15pm
To help you begin to understand this complex group of tumors, we have compiled some of the key facts, statistics and information.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Cancer Research & News
Prevention & Screening
Cancer Support
A recent study suggests that cancer patients and survivors have special needs when it comes to screening.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:03pm
Cancer Support
PTSD affects one in five cancer patients within six months of diagnosis. Even parents of childhood cancer survivors can develop PTSD. What does it look like, and where can you get help?
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:27pm
Cancer Support
I know firsthand how helpful it is to speak with someone who has been through a similar cancer journey as you.
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 3:37pm
Cancer Support
Valentine’s Day can mean dressing up, fancy dinner reservations, sparkly gifts and high expectations. However, there's nothing wrong with wanting something a little more laid back and low key.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:01pm
Cancer Support
Because radiation affects only the treated area, early side effects are predictable based on the area being treated.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:00am
Cancer Support
When used to manage the pain resulting from cancer or cancer-related treatments, opioids are extremely effective. The challenge for both doctors and patients emerges when these opioids are used to cope with the stress, anxiety and depression that often accompany a cancer diagnosis.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:01pm
Cancer Support
It began in 2011 when Ron Funke’s wife was diagnosed with cancer. Years later, Shooting for a Cure has grown into an annual event and a huge success for Pembroke High School and its community.