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November 16, 2023 in Uncategorized

Bring the Conversation to the Table: Understand Your Family Health History

As family travels from near and far to be together during the holiday season, it's an opportune time for you to not only cherish the time with your loved ones,…
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November 14, 2023 in Cancer Awareness

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer

Although one of the deadliest forms of cancer, pancreatic cancer is also one of the most difficult cancers to detect in its early stages. Oftentimes, symptoms are not present until…
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November 14, 2023 in Cancer Awareness, Healthy Lifestyle

Breathe Easy this November: Three Things to Know About Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer doesn't discriminate; it affects both smokers and non-smokers, emphasizing the importance of awareness and education no matter your lifestyle. With a disease…
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August 30, 2023 in Cancer Awareness

Exploring the Five Types of Gynecological Cancer

In recognition of Gynecological Awareness Month, we’re shedding some light on the 5 types of gynecological cancer to help understand contributing risk factors and preventative detection. Women can feel confident…
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August 30, 2023 in Cancer Awareness

If You Have Prostate Cancer: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

A prostate cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and scary. You will probably have lots of questions, and wonder where to even begin. Be open with your doctor with your questions…
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July 24, 2023 in Cancer Awareness, Health Screenings

Questions About Skin Cancer? We Have the Answers

Q: What is skin cancer? A: Skin cancer is a condition characterized by the abnormal growth of skin cells, often caused by excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the…
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June 22, 2023 in Cancer Awareness, Healthy Lifestyle, Prostate Cancer Care

Men’s Health Month: Understanding BPH and Prioritizing Prostate Health

June is Men's Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about various health issues that impact men. One common condition that affects a large number of men, particularly as…
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May 24, 2023 in Cancer Awareness

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Learn About Melanoma Skin Cancer

Melanoma skin cancer is a type of cancer that affects the melanocytes, the cells that produce pigment in the skin. It is the deadliest form of skin cancer, but it…
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May 23, 2023 in Healthy Lifestyle

Your Sleep Patterns Could be Impacting Your Mental Health

Sleep is an essential aspect of our lives that is often overlooked. While we sleep, our body and mind recharge, and we wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle…
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May 15, 2023 in Cancer Awareness, Healthy Lifestyle

May is Women’s Health Week

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide, and while there are many factors that contribute to cancer, there are also many preventative measures that women can take…
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April 24, 2023 in Cancer Awareness, Health Screenings

Should You Get Screened for Head and Neck Cancer?

Head and neck cancer is a term used to describe a variety of cancers that occur in the head and neck region. This includes the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, salivary…
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April 20, 2023 in Healthy Lifestyle

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol consumption is a common practice in many societies and is often considered a social lubricant. However, it is also known to have harmful effects on the body, including an…
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March 27, 2023 in Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized

The Right Diet Plan Could Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are hard masses that form from crystals in the urine. Sometimes, they do not have recognizable symptoms, but often, kidney stones can be very painful. Either way, you…
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March 13, 2023 in Cancer Awareness

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Symptoms and Screening Options

Colorectal cancer is a disease of the digestive system found in the colon or rectum. Although it is one of the more common cancer types, colorectal cancer is often preventable…
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January 4, 2023 in Healthy Lifestyle

This Common New Year’s Resolution Can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

What are your New Year’s resolutions? Odds are, “exercising more” is somewhere on the list. If not, consider adding it. According to the National Cancer Institute, there is strong evidence…
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December 21, 2022 in Healthy Lifestyle

How to Support a Loved One in a Cancer Diagnosis

The topic of cancer is often a sensitive subject, as a friend or a loved one, it can be difficult to know the best approach to support your loved one.…
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December 13, 2022 in Healthy Lifestyle

Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, the holiday season can be a difficult time. What often comes as a stressful time of year, is further escalated with the news…
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November 10, 2022 in Cancer Awareness, Health Screenings

Things to Consider When Planning Your Prostate Cancer Screening

The benefit of regular screening is to catch cancer before symptoms occur. When caught in its earlier stages, prostate cancer is more treatable. This might make it seem like prostate…
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November 10, 2022 in Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition

A Guide to Healthy Holiday Eating

Holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you're trying to stay true to your healthy eating plan, you might start dreading the holiday season, knowing…
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October 17, 2022 in Cancer Awareness

Liver Cancer Awareness Month: What Are the Risk Factors?

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Understanding the function of your liver and how to keep it healthy can help prevent cancer. The liver has many important functions. It breaks…
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October 12, 2022 in Cancer Awareness, Health Screenings

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Have A Screening Routine?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. This month is a…
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September 21, 2022 in Cancer Awareness

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Gynecological cancers encompass all cancers in the female reproductive system. All women are at risk of developing these cancers, which increase with age and can vary depending on the cancer…
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August 3, 2022 in Cancer Awareness, Healthy Lifestyle

Back to School? Don’t Ditch the Sunscreen Just Yet

As you prepare to send your kids back to school, the to-do lists and back-to-school shopping start to pile up. It’s no surprise sun protection slips down the list of…
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June 30, 2022 in Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition

Prep For Success With These Meal Planning Tips

Are You Ready to Start Eating Well? If you are about to start a new nutrition plan, set yourself up for success as you restock your fridge with these easy…
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June 28, 2022 in Cancer Awareness, Health Screenings

3 Common Types of Skin Cancer

Each year, there are 3.5 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the United States. As the most common cancer type, it is important to perform regular self-checks to catch…
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June 24, 2022 in Cancer Awareness

July is Bone Cancer Awareness Month – Know the Types, Causes and Symptoms

What is Bone Cancer? Bone cancer can be found in any bone of the body and has the potential to spread. Typically, bone cancer develops in the pelvis or the…
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June 9, 2022 in Healthy Lifestyle

Cancer Care and the Benefits of Exercise

Exercise is known to have a number of health benefits and helps sustain a higher quality of life. The amount of physical activity an individual participates in might change with…
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May 24, 2022 in Community Care, Dr. Pimperl, Prostate Cancer Care

A Guide to the Veteran Community Care Program at Laurel Cancer Care

The Veteran Community Care program at Laurel Cancer Care provides alternative cancer care options for U.S. Veterans. The VA Community Care program allows Veterans to stay within their community, and…
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