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Understanding Cancer Recurrence

Over the past few decades, there have been many triumphant advances in the form of cancer care. But sometimes, despite even the best technology and care, cancer returns in the men and women who have already beat it once before. When it does, it is referred to as cancer recurrence.

Esophageal Cancer: Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

This year, it’s estimated that nearly 17,000 people will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Currently, the disease is four times more common in men than in women, making it the 7th leading cause of cancer death for men in America. In honor of Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, we’re raising awareness by highlighting some of the most common symptoms of this disease.

Health Benefits of Walking

Moderate physical activity has many proven benefits for overall health — from losing excess weight to lowering a person’s risk of of cardiovascular disease and cancer. So why do so many people avoid it?

What Causes Cancer?

What causes cancer? A question too often asked. While some factors cannot be controlled, did you know that the World Cancer Research Fund estimates that 20 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the US could have been prevented — largely through lifestyle changes?

5 Cancer Warning Signs Men Shouldn’t Ignore

When we experience bodily changes, more often than not we continue on in our daily routines. Sometime, these changes aren’t anything alarming, but other times they could mean something more serious is afoot. If you experience any of the below, let your physician know for further evaluation.

Cancer and the Flu: FAQs

Since cancer patients and cancer survivors are at higher risk of complications from the flu, be sure to take precaution as we enter peek flu season!

Superfoods to Include This Thanksgiving

What better way to show you care than with a Thanksgiving meal full of low calorie, cancer fighting foods. The average Thanksgiving meal (and the following week’s leftovers) can be close to 3000 calories - well over the recommended daily limit. Obesity has been linked to uterus, breast, colon, liver, and prostate cancer (among several others), as well as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke. So as Thanksgiving approaches, remember to enjoy the holiday without overdoing it.

November 17th is The Great American Smokeout

This November 17th is The Great American Smokeout - a program developed by the American Cancer Society to raise awareness of the dangers of smoking and encourage smokers to quit once and for all. Make 2016 the year you quit smoking with a few of these helpful tips.

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Awareness Month: What Is It?

Commonly called hodgkin lymphoma, hodgkin disease is a cancer that starts in the part of white blood cells called lymphocytes.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - September

After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. In fact, about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. While prostate cancer can be a serious disease, more than 2.9 million men in the US count themselves as prostate cancer survivors.