Living Well

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Read July 30, 2019

What Is the Link Between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer?

The adverse effects of obesity include conditions like type II diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. However, obesity has also been linked to the development of certain types of cancer, including colorectal cancer.
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Read March 4, 2019

Walgreens, Cancer Support Community Launch Feel More Like You™ Campaign

Today, the Cancer Support Community joined with Walgreens in announcing the expansion of Feel More Like You™. This is a first-of-its-kind pharmacy, health and beauty service available at no cost to help people living with cancer manage the medical and physical changes associated with cancer treatment.
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Read May 23, 2018

Five Ways to Protect Your Skin This Summer

With summer just around the corner, your risk of developing skin cancer becomes even higher. While it may be tempting to spend more hours out in the sun, be sure to take necessary measures to protect yourself from harmful rays. Here are five ways you can protect your skin from the sun this summer.
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Read February 14, 2018

How to Manage Fear of Cancer Recurrence

If you are a cancer survivor, fear of cancer recurrence may be one of the hardest things to live with. After you’ve gone through a cancer experience, you may worry in the back of your mind that you’ll hear the phrase “your cancer has returned” one day.
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Read January 11, 2018

Seven Tips to Manage Scanxiety

There’s no getting around it: cancer is a waiting game. Whether it’s for test results, a loved one’s upcoming scan, or your five-year checkup after treatment is complete, waiting can be one of the most stressful aspects of living with cancer. If you find yourself feeling anxious as the next scan approaches, you’re not alone. In fact, this normal worry is so common that the cancer community gave it a nickname: “scanxiety.” There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but trying even one or two of these self-care tips can make scanxiety easier to live with.
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Read November 21, 2017

Practicing Gratitude Increases Physical and Mental Health

Thanksgiving is a day for food, family, and being thankful for the blessings in your life. But thankfulness should not be a yearly occurrence. Adopting a daily gratitude practice scientifically makes you healthier and happier. Over the past 20 years, researchers have found that making a habit of expressing gratitude can have physical and mental benefits.