Category Archives: Cancer Education

The trouble with accessing gynelogical cancer care

A new study finds that many women in the United States live more than 50 miles from the nearest doctor specializing in women’s gynecological cancers. This health disparity makes it difficult, if not impossible for some women to have access … Continue reading

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Big Boys Don’t Cry Over Skinned Knees

June is National Men’s Health Month, and it’s a great time to raise awareness for men’s self-care and support. The leading causes of death for men in America are heart disease and cancer. Lung cancer and skin cancer are the … Continue reading

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Meeting the needs of cancer survivors

Today’s blog post is written by Marni Amsellem, PhD. Marni is a research consultant for the Cancer Support Community. Today is National Cancer Survivors Day. Cancer survivorship is often thought to begin on the day of diagnosis. While the term … Continue reading

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How learning about your diagnosis can help you

Today’s blog post is written by Marni Amsellem, PhD. Marni is a research consultant for the Cancer Support Community.  With the month of May coming to an end, it means for many of us a lot more outdoor time in … Continue reading

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What we can learn from Angelina Jolie Pitt

“I did not do this solely because I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation, and I want other women to hear this.…There is more than one way to deal with any health issue. The most important thing is to learn about … Continue reading

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