YOGA FOR WOMEN WITH CANCER

Events Support Connection, Inc. announces a free program: “Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness” will be offered at Club Fit in Jefferson Valley, NY, from 12-1:30 pm, on the following Saturdays in February: 2/1, 2/8. 2/15, 2/22, 2/29. Open to people who have or have had breast, ovarian and gynecological [...] Click here to view [...]

The Financial Burden Of Breast Cancer

Getty Medicine has made remarkable progress in battling many diseases that were once a certain death sentence. Conditions like HIV, heart disease and many types of cancer are now treated as chronic conditions — with patients living 20 or 30 years, or longer, after diagnosis. However, there’s an ongoing [...] Click here to view [...]

‘Bacteria-sniffing’ dog keeps cancer patients safe at Greenville hospital

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A North Carolina dog has a very unique job. Harley the beagle visits cancer patients at Vidant Hospital in Greenville twice a week to check patients' rooms for Clostridioides difficile, a potentially life-threatening bacteria. It's common in healthcare settings and can cause severe diarrhea, colitis [...] Click here to view [...]

Yoga provides ‘mental quiet place’ for cancer warriors

Eva Nave teaches a yoga class for people battling cancer. She was a 47-year-old mother of three when cancer “knocked my socks off,” as yoga teacher Eva Nave says. Her diagnosis came at a rough time in her personal life, too, but she went through treatment in her preferred, [...] Click here to view [...]

Kids With Cancer: Music Therapy Ups Well-Being, but Underused

"Music therapy can shift a patient's perspective," said David Knott, MT-BC, MA, supervisor of the Creative Arts Therapies program at Seattle Children's Hospital, Washington. "Once this begins, we can help them get new insight into what's happening with them," he told Medscape Medical News. Click here to view original web page at www.medscape.com [...]

Local beautician school is teaching students to spot skin cancers

INDIANAPOLIS — A local high school cosmetology class is combining beauty with wellness. The students are now certified to spot abnormalities that could indicate skin cancer and ultimately save a life. Because most people visit the spa more than doctors, cosmetology instructor Claudia Hack says this is why a [...] Click here to view [...]

Understanding your inherited cancer risk

In families with hereditary cancer, it's common for people to be diagnosed earlier (often before age 50), have multiple primary cancers and for multiple family members to have the same type of cancer. Certified genetic counselors can help an individual or a family determine their inherited cancer risk, and [...] Click here to view [...]

Improving the lives of people with cancer

Help improve the lives of those with cancer at Pink Heavenly, March 21. The slopeside party and fundraising event at Heavenly Mountain Resort is similar to a cancer walk, where individuals can start or join a team and ask friends and family to make a donation on their behalf. [...] Click here to view [...]

New Website Educates Prostate Cancer Community about Chemotherapy

DENVER, Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer advocacy organizations ZERO, Us TOO International and Prostate Conditions Education Council announce the launch of an educational website specific to chemotherapy for treating prostate cancer. It is estimated that more than 191,000 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate [...] Click here to view [...]