Living Well

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Read November 20, 2023

Giving Thanks Can Boost Our Health & Happiness

Studies show that practicing gratitude regularly can help us feel better — mind, body, and soul. But how, exactly? Keep reading to discover the benefits of giving thanks. Plus, learn 5 ways to cultivate gratitude during times of stress.
Read August 25, 2023

How to Care for Your Pet When You Have Cancer

If you are coping with cancer and have pets at home, you may have many questions and worries about pet care. Here's what to know, including what you can do to make sure you and your pets stay as healthy as possible.
Cheesy Chicken Millet Bake
Read August 11, 2023

7 Recipes to Ease Common Cancer Side Effects

Cancer treatment can cause a variety of side effects. Sometimes this can impact the desire or ability to eat. Eating problems may include nausea, constipation, diarrhea, weight loss, and more. If you are experiencing these or other eating challenges, we share healthy recipes that may help you cope.
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Read June 22, 2023

Diabetes and Cancer: What Men Need to Know

Men face a greater chance of getting cancer than women, and also a higher risk of developing diabetes. During Men’s Health Month, we explore potential links between the two diseases and share tips to help reduce your risk.
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Read May 11, 2023

6 Strategies to Ease Your Worries About Cancer Recurrence

Fear of cancer recurrence can affect every aspect of your life. Being aware of possible triggers and having coping tools ready can help you manage these feelings and other worries about the future. While no single strategy is guaranteed to make fears of recurrence go away completely, here are 6 coping methods that may help ease your distress.
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Read April 4, 2023

7 Tips to Manage Scanxiety

Worried about an upcoming cancer scan or imaging test? You're not alone. This type of anxiety is so common that it has a nickname: "scanxiety." Waiting can be one of the most stressful aspects of living with cancer, but there are strategies that can help you cope. Keep reading for self-care tips to ease your worries.
Read March 7, 2023

What Is the Link Between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer?

Obesity can put people at risk for adverse conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. It has also been linked to the development of certain cancers, including colorectal cancer. Keep reading to learn about the possible connections between obesity and colorectal cancer, and discover ways people can reduce their risk of developing either condition.
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Read February 8, 2023

A Dietitian Dispels 3 Myths About Eating Well With Cancer

Between the internet, TV, and the media, we have access to an abundance of information, but it’s not always accurate. Cancer nutrition is one area where myths and misconceptions can create confusion and needless worry. Oncology dietitian Chelsey Schneider, of Savor Health, spoke with our Senior Director of Education and Outreach, Rachel Saks, about ways to eat healthy after a cancer diagnosis. Schneider also cleared up 3 nutrition myths that oncology dietitians commonly hear. Keep reading to learn the myths, and the facts that debunk them.