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The Role of Nutrition in Cancer Care

 

March is National Nutrition Month.  A nutrition education and information campaign, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, that focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. We all know that good nutrition is important for good health.  This statement is even truer for cancer […]

 

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

 

March is officially designated as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.  It is a month where colorectal cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country join together to spread colon cancer awareness by wearing blue, holding fundraising and education events, talking to friends and family about screenings, and much more. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer […]

 

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Preventing Cancer

 

February is National Cancer Prevention Month.  If your New Year’s resolution to get healthy is already losing steam, now is a perfect time to give yourself a second chance.  Renew your efforts to make healthier choices by learning what you can do to help reduce your cancer risk. Research has shown that more than half […]

 

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World Cancer Day

 

 

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National Radon Action Month

 

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year.  In fact, the EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools, and other buildings for radon. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless […]

 

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Treating Pancreatic Cancer with Radiation Therapy

 

November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and according to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and is the only one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers with a five-year relative survival rate in the single digits, at just six percent.  […]

 

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American Cancer Society: An Introduction to Common Treatments for Lung Cancer

 

Have you or a loved one been newly diagnosed with lung cancer? In this video from the American Cancer Society, you’ll learn about the most common treatments for lung cancer which may include surgery, radiation therapy, radiofrequency ablation (RFA); chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

 

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Study: Most Melanomas Don’t Arise From Existing Moles

 

Summer is officially over and fall is here.  Although the summer activities have halted for the year, it doesn’t mean you need to stop your sunscreen routine.  Sunscreen should been worn year-round for protection against the sun’s ultraviolet rays.  Another good end of the season skin tip is to perform a skin self-exam. According to […]

 

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CAMC Breast Cancer Clinic radio spot

 

When diagnosed with breast cancer, the road ahead can be scary.  At CAMC, our Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic is with you every step of the way because at CAMC, no one fights alone.  For more information, please visit CAMC.org/BreastCancerClinic today.

 

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Smoking Cessation 3 steps to quitting

 

Learn about 3 steps that can lead to quitting smoking for good. This how-to quit smoking video also includes a short introduction to lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (low-dose LDCT).

 

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