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Introducing: Healing Energy Work

The Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center is excited to introduce Healing Energy Work as part of its Integrative Wellness Program in 2019.  Healing Energy Work blends the technology of …

Celebrating wellness for life

 Jane Borg Cook’s vision of the healing power of wellness continues to help lives touched by cancer. They were high school friends who went on to become leaders in the …

Skillet Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, skin on (organic if possible) 1-2 Tbsp avocado oil (or other neutral oil / if oil free, omit and use a non-stick pan) 1 pinch …

Learning to prevent cancer

Lifelong teacher joins clinical trial to help doctors learn how to prevent colon cancer Carol Cassells has spent a lifetime as an educator, helping children learn about subjects from science …

The Truth about Immunity Boosters

Are Immune System Boosters real? You may have heard claims that a certain food or nutritional supplement can boost your immune system, but not everything about the immune system is …

How we can help you achieve your New Year’s Resolution

The Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center offers resources that can help you accomplish some common New Year’s Resolutions. From kicking that tobacco habit to living a healthier lifestyle, here’s …

Diet and Exercise Slips: Why they happen and how to overcome them

Whether you diet and exercise with the goal of preventing cancer or to focus on your wellness during or after treatment, you likely have experienced a slip-up here or there. …

Patient grateful for support

Community Cancer Center teams up to help West Union man fight tonsil cancer “I wouldn’t recommend cancer to anybody,” says 67-year-old Roger Gamm. “But if you have it, by golly, …

A Journey of Healing

Surrounding the patient and family with care wherever the road leads. Maria Parbs’ cancer journey has not been an easy one. Parbs, a NICU nurse at the University of Iowa …

Coordinating the Battle Against Colon Cancer

Care coordinator helps patient get the services and support she needs. “I was at work in February 2017 when my doctor called to say I had colon cancer,” says Kellie …