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Ep. 13 – LiveWell Talk On…Tobacco Cessation

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Exercise Is Cancer Medicine, Says Global Coalition

Current oncology practice is “failing those diagnosed with cancer” with regard to prescribing exercise, says a call-to-action report from a global coalition of 40 leaders from 17 organizations, spearheaded by …

Ask the Expert: Need help to quit smoking or vaping?

Recent reports from The CDC indicate over 1,000 lung injury cases and 18 deaths are related to e-cigarettes or vaping. Approximately 80 percent of patients are under 35 years old. “Smoking …

What is IOeRT for breast cancer treatment?

For women with early stage breast cancer there is an option, which preserves breast tissue, delivers a high dose of radiation to the tumor bed where the cancer was removed …

Sherri Conrad is Grateful for Supportive, Compassionate Care

Sherri Conrad of Cedar Rapids, IA has spent the majority of her career in health care. She had the opportunity to be a traveling nurse and spent years living in …

Lessons from a 10-year Breast Cancer Survivor

This short blog written by a cancer survivor has great information including practical tips about diet, exercise, and emotional health.  At the Nassif Community Cancer Center, we have dietitians, an …

Ep. 10 – LiveWell Talk On…E-cigarettes and Vaping (ft. Mary Jo Henry)

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Ask the Expert: Oncology Skin Care

Cancer treatment can take a toll on your skin. Tracy Lacina, who teaches the new Oncology Skin Care Program at the Community Cancer Center, discusses benefits of a good skin …

Staying active helps Rick fight prostate cancer

“I was terribly overwhelmed when I learned my diagnosis,” says Rick Flockhart, a prostate cancer patient who utilized the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center. “I’m thankful for my care …

Ep. 8 – LiveWell Talk On…Genetic Testing (ft. Julie Thompson)

Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | iHeart Radio | Pandora (coming soon) | SoundCloud | Stitcher | TuneIn Host: Dr. Dustin Arnold, chief medical officer, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Guest: Julie Thompson, genetic nurse practitioner, Helen G. Nassif Community …