April 9, 2014
This week (April 6-12) is National Health Care Volunteer Week. Volunteer work is an integral part of the operation of many social and civic groups, including the Cancer Support Community.
March 19, 2014
Up to 5% of colorectal cancers are attributed to an inherited disorder known as Lynch syndrome. A genetic counselor will help you determine if you or other family members should consider genetic testing for Lynch syndrome. This condition increases your risk of getting not just colorectal cancer, but also the other types of cancers.
February 12, 2014
Of all skin cancer, melanoma is the most likely to become metastatic and, until recently, the picture was fairly grim. But, with several recently approved drugs – the first new treatments in over a decade – it means some people with metastatic melanoma are living longer and better than ever.
June 25, 2014
Tips for staying healthy in the Summer months.
May 21, 2014
A brain tumor diagnosis can trigger a number of emotions, including fear, loneliness, and anger. It is important to remember that you are not alone and there are many resources available to help you. Through these resources, you can take charge of your experience and gain a sense of empowerment.
October 29, 2014
Daily exercise has been shown to improve symptoms of depression, release muscle tension and reduce levels of cortisol – a stress hormone