Baptist Cancer Center patient, Emily Durham, and her husband tell how Baptist Union County makes them feel like family.
Top cancer centers lack policies to protect cancer patients' fertility
Infertility is consistently listed as one of the most distressing long-term side effects of cancer treatment for adolescents and young adults. Yet the leading National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers -- which should be leaders in fertility preservation -- aren't doing an adequate job of helping patients protect their fertility, reports a new Northwestern Medicine- study.
GW Cancer Center Receives $100,000 from Avon Foundation for Patient Navigator
Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at GW Cancer Center, accepted a check from the Avon Foundation at the annual Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. The money will fund a patient navigator who will provide resources to help breast cancer patients in the D.C. area.
Cancer Center team shows patient top-notch care, support
It's been a difficult, challenging year for Becky Brazelton. Diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, she's been undergoing treatment at the Heptner Cancer Center since last August.
Chicago Prostate Cancer Center Focuses on What is Best for the Patient
In his 27+ years performing brachytherapy, Dr. Brian Moran has placed a high value in it's effectiveness due to the cure rate and patient satisfaction.
Dr. Adler Creates Patient-Centered Cancer Screening Guide
Throughout his more than 25 years practicing family medicine, Ronald Adler, MD, UMass Memorial Hahnemann Family Health Center, came to realize that patients are often overwhelmed by conflicting inf…
10 months after stroke at age 28, Jacksonville woman tells her story as part of awareness month
One morning last July, Alyssa Duane suddenly collapsed in the kitchen of her home on Jacksonville's Northside.She tried to get up, but her body would not
Why Some Cancer Centers Offer Yoga to Their Patients
Yoga is increasingly being used in cancer treatment.
How is Christiana Care's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center marking 15 years of treating patients? ...
WDEL's Chris Carl talks to Christiana Care's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center executive director Dr. Nicholas Petrelli
UH Cancer Center, HMSA look for ways to reduce tests for breast cancer patients
The University of Hawaii Cancer Center and Hawaii Medical Service Association are partnering on the first clinical trial that focuses on whether routine imaging scans are necessary for patients with breast cancer that has spread.
VIDEO: Moffitt Cancer Center physician reviews how patients may reduce their risk for colon cancer
In this video, Mark S. Friedman, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses genetic and environmental risk factors that may increase the risk for developing colon cancer.“What we know of now is there’s typically a combination of both genetic and environmental factors that may predispose one to colon cancer,” he said. “Some of these factors are important factors that
Andreas Cancer Center to celebrate 10 years
MANKATO – Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato is inviting the public to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Andreas Cancer Center during an open house 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. The Cancer Center is inside entrance 1 (Emergency Room entrance) at the medical center, 1025 March St. in Mankato. Mayo in Mankato leadership will offer remarks at 5:30 p.m., and a patient will share her…
Why choose the new KDH Cancer Center
With scenic views and cutting-edge technology, the new KDH Cancer Treatment Center provides an incredible environment for patients and their families. Our staff…
What to expect at your first visit to Upstate Cancer Center
Upstate Cancer Center staff members begin preparing for a patient’s first visit soon after the appointment is scheduled. They request radiology and laboratory results and other information from you…
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center open first of its kind study on how to fix chemo brain
A first of its kind clinical trial is about to get underway here in Tampa. Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center are hoping to prove an extract from blueberries can help cancer patients who suffer from chemo brain. We're taking action for your health tonight with information on this groundbreaking study.
Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families
The Mesothelioma Center offers the most comprehensive and current information on asbestos exposure and mesothelioma.
Summit receives $10,000 for cancer center
Members of Sue's Crew AZ presents a $10,000 check to the Summit Healthcare Cancer Center June 5. Jim Hillebrecht (far left) and his daughter Kristin (holding check on left) started
What makes a cancer center exceptional?
Martin Health System is one of only three cancer programs in Florida to earn the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award since 2013. This award ...
An Amazing Woman Tells Her Story of How Chiropractic Changed Her Life
Who do you know who would like to live with energy, vitality and have years added to their life and life added to their years? Why not get them connected wit...
What are good food choices for cancer patients
What are good food choices for cancer patients Nuts In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than were those who didn’t consume nuts, say scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Harvard School of Public Health . Their report, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, contains further good news. The regular nut-eaters were found to…
Black-ish’s Real Life ‘Bow’ Tells Her Story, Her Way
Fans of ABC’s Black-ish had a group meltdown on Twitter the other night during an episode titled, Blue Valentime, in which the show’s endearing main characters, Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross), confronted a marital split.