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7 Days of Healthy Meals

Friday, November 3, 2017

When going through cancer treatment, maintaining good nutrition is one of the most important things you can do to keep your body and immune system strong. You’ve grown up learning about healthy eating and the food pyramid, but nutrition can look different for cancer patients.

National Mammogram Day: 7 Things to Know

Friday, October 20, 2017

Today marks National Mammography Day. Every year, this day falls on the third Friday of October, during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as a reminder to women that the best defense against breast cancer is early detection.

Age Bias Is a Problem for Breast Cancer Patients

Monday, October 9, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and today, we have a guest blog from No Matter My Age, an organization created to help raise awareness about age bias in genomic testing within the breast cancer community.

5 Tips for Living Well from Our DC Office

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

With the summer months swimming by, the Cancer Support Community HQ staff would like to share 5 tips for some inspiration to healthy living.

Promoting Better Care for Cancer-Related Problems with Sexuality or Fertility

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Will2Love’s Bring it up! Cancer, Sex, and Fertility campaign has two goals: to increase the number of discussions patients and professionals have about sexuality and fertility in cancer care and to provide practical tips and tools that enable patients to get the help they need to better manage their problems.

World No Tobacco Day And Stigma in the Lung Cancer Community

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Most Americans believe that lung cancer is uniquely caused by smoking, and in turn they place blame on the person with lung cancer. In general, people are not as sympathetic to lung cancer patients as they are to people with other types of cancer. We explore why this happens.

Your Health this Women’s Health Week

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Every year, National Women’s Health Week starts on Mother’s Day. I use Mother’s Day to say thank you to my mom and show her how much I love her! National Women’s Health Week is another way to celebrate women around the United States by empowering them to make health a priority in their lives.

Still Defying the Odds after 20 Years

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Paul Kraus had already proven himself to be a survivor by the time he was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma in 1997.

Born in a Nazi labor camp in 1944, Paul survived a cross-country escape to Poland with his mother and older brother when he was just a few months old. Four years later, he survived the ocean voyage aboard a refugee ship to Australia where the family started a new life and where he has lived ever since.

Unfortunately, that emigration to one of world’s top producers of asbestos during the height of the mineral’s worldwide popularity probably also led to his unexpected diagnosis of mesothelioma almost 50 years later.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month: Cancer Research and the Bidens

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

In 2013, Beau Biden, former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, was diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma. Beau was the attorney general of Delaware and served his country overseas in Iraq. As Joe put it, “Beau Biden was, quite simply, the finest man any of us have ever known.” In May 2015, Beau passed away at the age of 46. Since then, Joe Biden has dedicated his life to making strides in cancer research, diagnosis, treatment, and care.

Things You Can Do to Celebrate Earth Day

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22. Now is a good time to reflect on the choices we make and how they affect the environment. We can also think about this in relation to our own health and our risk for cancer.

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