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Genetic testing helped Dave Strowmatt’s entire family be proactive

Dave Strowmatt’s message is simple: “Listen to your body and get checked when something doesn’t feel right.” He’s had experience. In September 2015, Strowmatt visited his family physician after dealing …

Mediterranean Diet Guide Part 6: Set up your Kitchen

With so many types of diets out there, it can be difficult to determine which work and which don’t, or which are healthy and which are not. To help you …

Cancer Prevention Checklist

Throughout the month of February we have been sharing with you some lifestyle changes to help prevent cancer. Here’s a comprehensive checklist to help track your changes. Exercise Aim for …

Cancer Prevention Month: Diet and Nutrition

Last week we discussed the benefits of regular exercise and how it can help to reduce your risk of developing certain types of common cancers. This week we dive deeper …

Mediterranean Diet Guide Part 5: Make it YOUR Diet

With so many types of diets out there, it can be difficult to determine which work and which don’t, or which are healthy and which are not. To help you …

How to Tell a Child that a Parent or Loved One Has Cancer

Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center oncology social workers, Brittany Greig and Nancy Yeisley, share advice on how to have the difficult conversation of telling a child that a parent …

Mediterranean Diet Guide Part 4: The All-Stars

With so many types of diets out there, it can be difficult to determine which work and which don’t, or which are healthy and which are not. To help you …

Cancer Prevention Month: How exercise can help

Last week we discussed how maintaining a healthy diet and body weight and staying active can help to reduce your risk of developing certain types of common cancers. This week …

Move beyond cancer and embrace wellness for life

Support services allow Sharon to move beyond cancer and embrace wellness for life. Sharon’s journey with cancer began in 2013 when a spot was discovered on her right lung. A …

Mediterranean Diet Guide Part 3: Frequently Asked Questions

With so many types of diets out there, it can be difficult to determine which work and which don’t, or which are healthy and which are not. To help you …