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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 …

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 …

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 …

Cancer Prevention Month: By the numbers

Did you know approximately half of all men and one third of all women will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime? However, of the most common cancer types …

Ask the Experts: What is IOeRT treatment for early-stage breast cancer?

Kerri Nowell, M.D., and Paul Renz, M.D., are board-certified surgeons with Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa. Both Drs. Nowell and Renz specialize in cancer care and general surgery, with a special …