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What is Myeloma?
What is Myeloma?

Myeloma is one of the three most common types of blood cancer, along with leukemia and lymphoma. Myeloma is a type of cancer that begins in the bone marrow, and is a cancer of the plasma cells, which are a type of white blood cells, also called plasma B cells. Plasma cells are important for […]

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The Nutrition Do’s and Don’ts During the Colorectal Cancer Journey
The Nutrition Do’s and Don’ts During the Colorectal Cancer Journey

From understanding why to avoid certain foods to knowing the meals and snacks that will help you feel your best, here is what you should know about nutrition during your colorectal cancer journey. The Do’s Choose protein-rich foods. Protein not only helps the body to repair cells and tissues, it also helps your immune system recover […]

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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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