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May 1st, 2017

Check It Out: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month


Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Although the majority of skin cancers fall under basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (number of cases estimated to be around 5 million), most deaths are a result of melanoma which accounts for approximately 1% of cases. In 2016, the ACS estimates 76,380 […]

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Tags: awareness, General Skin Cancer, infographic, Melanoma, News, Recurrent Melanoma, Screening/Prevention Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Stage III Melanoma, Stage IV Melanoma, Stages I-II Melanoma, support

November 10th, 2014

Tips for Cancer Caregivers: November is National Family Caregiver Month


Caring for a family member or friend with cancer is often very challenging. The experience can be exhausting both mentally and physically, but it actually becomes even more so when you don’t take care of yourself. I use a metaphor of a watering can and a garden to drive home this point. If your loved […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, cancer caregiver, caregiver, caregiver support, General, News, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer), support, Types of Cancer