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How to Spot Early Symptoms of Colon Cancer
How to Spot Early Symptoms of Colon Cancer

Now is the time to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. In the United States, colorectal cancer is third most commonly diagnosed cancer, not including skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined. According to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, on average, the lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is about […]

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6 Tips For Navigating the Challenges of Winter
6 Tips For Navigating the Challenges of Winter

Winter weather can cause additional challenges for someone going through cancer treatment, such as cold sensitivities, respiratory infections, dry cracked skin, and depression. Gwen Spector, Complex GI Nurse Navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Medical City Healthcare, shares tips on how to navigate these challenges – just remember W-I-N-T-E-R. These are general recommendations and do not […]

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What to Know About Cervical Cancer
What to Know About Cervical Cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month—a time to learn about the disease and the importance of early detection as well as get screened. It is also a time to celebrate that the mortality rate for cervical cancer has dropped by 50 percent in the past 40 years, which is attributed to the widespread use of […]

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7 Reasons to Participate in Clinical Trials
7 Reasons to Participate in Clinical Trials

I see more and more patients decline to participate in clinical trials. Simultaneously, I hear patient advocates on the national stage clamoring for better trial access. Why the disconnect? Let’s explore seven reasons why clinical trial participation is right for you. Stephanie Graff, MD Director of the Breast Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at […]

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Counseling During COVID-19
Counseling During COVID-19

By Amanda Hull, LMSW Oncology Social Worker – Oncology Navigation + Support Services, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at St. David’s Healthcare There is no doubt that the novel coronavirus poses a major threat to the entire U.S. economy and the health of our nation as a whole. It’s normal to feel stressed, sad, or worried about […]

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