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Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention

Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention

Cancer patients who struggle with sleep, due to pain or the adverse effects of cancer treatment, can rely on two behavior interventions for relief - cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). This is according to Penn Medicine Researchers w... Read More


Sugar Content Comparison of Popular Beverages

Sugar Content Comparison of Popular Beverages

Sugary drinks may cause a higher risk of breast cancer in girls later in life. This conclusion was reported in a recent study done by The Harvard Medical School. The study followed over 5000 girls age 9 through 14 and was part of a larger study that was also looking at the impact of sugary dri... Read More


Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates?

Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates?

A new study shows that most women either do not know or have the wrong information about the stage of their breast cancer tumor. Having the accurate information helps women better comply with treatments. Here is a brief guide to Breast Cancer Tumor Staging. Read More


8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic

Breast cancer is a disease that is rife with a number of common misconceptions. Chances are that you've at least heard of several of these myths regarding breast cancer. To help you determine fact from fiction, here is some myth-busting on eight common breast cancer myths. Read More


6 Known Risk Factors For Colon Cancer Infographic

6 Known Risk Factors For Colon Cancer Infographic

According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is around 1 in 20. Did you know that many risk factors linked with colorectal cancer are lifestyle related? Here are six risk factors for the disease to help you start colon cancer prevention today. Read More


When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room?

When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room?

Cancer and cancer treatment complications don't always fall under a doctor's office hours. Issues may appear at any time of the day or night, and a medical emergency can arise suddenly. Under normal circumstances, a fever may just be a typical sign of illness and nothing to fret about. However... Read More


Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness

It's easy to get caught up in all the attention that Breast Cancer receives during the Breast Cancer Awareness month of October. However, it's also easy to forget that it's not only women who can develop the devastating condition. In fact, it is estimated that over 2,300 new male breast cancer... Read More


What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer occurs when some cells in prostate begin to multiply far more quickly than other cells in the region, resulting in a tumor. The disease can especially concerning since most prostate cancers develop without men experiencing any symptoms in the early stages for the disease. For t... Read More


Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic

Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic

With the holidays we think of festive meals. Cancer patients can enjoy the holiday spirit and food while keeping to a healthy diet. While diets may vary for each patient - check with your doctor - here is a sampling of healthy choices suitable for most patients. Read More


8 Ways You Can Start Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk Now Infographic

8 Ways You Can Start Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk Now Infographic

Breast cancer prevention starts with healthy habits and awareness of what to avoid. If you're concerned that breast cancer may be a possibility in your future, there are numerous ways to be proactive about prevention. Breast cancer is not an inevitable scenario, but is rather one possible outc... Read More


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