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National Cancer Survivorship Month: What is a Survivorship Program?

National Cancer Survivorship Month: What is a Survivorship Program? By Sharon Salenius With the development of improved treatments, earlier diagnosis through screening, and better imaging technologies, there are more and more people surviving a cancer diagnosis every year.  Who exactly is a cancer survivor?  A cancer survivor is anyone who has had a diagnosis of […]

June 2, 2022

A Primer on Clinical Trials

A Primer on Clinical Trials Is a clinical trial right for you?  That’s not an easy question and there are many things to consider before you decide to join or not to join a clinical trial.  Clinical trials are how advances in medicine are made.  It all starts with an idea, one that likely was […]

May 16, 2022

Cancer Prevention Strategies

Cancer Prevention Strategies February is cancer prevention month, a good time to remind ourselves that we can take steps to make ourselves less susceptible to developing cancer.  I write this from a very personal viewpoint as I have had two loved one’s contract cancers that were entirely preventable.  One of them, my mother, died of […]

February 1, 2022

Covid-19 & Cancer

Covid-19 & Cancer The Covid-19 pandemic has affected virtually the entire planet, and cancer patients are no exception.  People with cancer tend to be more susceptible to infections in general due to their cancer treatments and due to the cancer, itself.  So, does Covid-19 affect cancer patients?  Studies have shown that patients who have cancer […]

January 3, 2022

The 33rd Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference

We held our signature conference, the Fall Foliage Cancer Conference, on October 15 & 16 2021 in person at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC after holding it virtually last year due to the pandemic.  With Covid restrictions in place, the attendees learned about the latest on Sarcoma and Melanoma.  The conference was […]

November 1, 2021

Head/Neck Cancer A Hard Thing To Swallow

Head/Neck Cancer is a devastating diagnosis. Treatment is very difficult, but the disease is curable. However, many are left with a lifetime of side effects that impact their quality of life. Imagine not being able to eat or drink by mouth and having to rely on a tube in your stomach for your nutrition. Having […]

October 1, 2021