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Resolve to fight off cancer in 2018

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January is the time of year to focus our energy on keeping our new year’s resolutions. And while the holidays are behind us, we can still eat, drink and be merry with these tips to help ...


Start The New Year with these Ten Tips For Caregivers

1 min read

Seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone! Take care of your own health so that you can be strong enough to take care of your loved one. Accept offers of help an...


‘Tis the season for Love & Hominy

2 min read

Hominy Casserole My sisters and I grew up in a diabetic household when the options for diabetics were severely limited.Poor Dad had to endure saccharin in his coffee and avoid really ...


The spirit of (Care) Giving

6 min read

December conjures visions of sugarplums & parties filled with family and friends around the fire. It can also bring the specter of tired feet, hours spent shopping for the perfect gift o...


Cancer and the Holidays: Answers to Common Questions

7 min read

For people affected by cancer, the holiday season can bring a mixture of emotions. You might be wondering how to maintain holiday traditions, handle the extra stress and social invit...


How to handle stress and make holidays happy

5 min read

How can one get through the holidays and not become a victim of seasonal stress created by the hectic rush of this time of year with its increased demands? Here are ten tips to help. ...


Great gift Ideas for cancer patients

6 min read

COMFORT & RELAXATION Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set Simply lie down shirtless on the mat and rest your neck on the pillow while thousands of acupressure points work on the body...


15 Cancer Symptoms Men Ignore

7 min read

May men find it difficult to discuss personal health issues. Cancer in particular is a difficult topic to broach. Yet it has been proven that one of the best ways to fight the disease is...


9 Tips to Prevent Prostate Cancer

6 min read

The prostate, an organ located under the bladder, produces semen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the second most common ca...


Understanding HPV and Men

4 min read

Quick Facts: Many men with HPV never experience symptoms. HPV can cause penile cancer in men. Some men are more at risk for developing HPV-related health problems. H...


Do I Have Testicular Cancer?

5 min read

Men who notice lumps, swelling, or pain in their groin or scrotum may worry they have testicular cancer. Here we describe the symptoms of testicular cancer and some other problems that c...


November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

5 min read

Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of the pancreas — an organ in the abdomen that lies horizontally behind the lower part of the stomach. The pancreas secretes enzymes that a...


November is Lung cancer awareness month

6 min read

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. It is a leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. Cigarette smoking (


November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

5 min read

Stomach cancer is characterized by a growth of cancerous cells within the lining of the stomach. Also called gastric cancer, this type of cancer is difficult to diagnose because most peo...


Surviving the Holidays – a guide for Caregivers

4 min read

Holidays and special occasions can bring out the best and the worst in us. The prospect of wonderful, happy times abound, filling us with somewhat unrealistic hopes for our rela...


10 symptoms of breast cancer

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October is breast cancer awareness month

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You can find more information about breast cancer and the events happening this month in our area on our website: (


A Pop-Up Pink Boutique One-Day Event, Oct 17.

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The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation and Amoena, the premier label in mastecomy wear, are proud to present a 'pop-up shopping' experience. Come see the latest fashions exclusively for breas...


Ovarian Cancer: Let's be aware

1 min read

Studies have shown that ovarian cancer is not silent, but the warning signs are subtle. Ninety percent of women with ovarian cancer do report symptoms, even at the early stages. Fo...


Understanding Prostate Changes: A Health Guide for Men

1 min read

Understanding Prostate Changes is a health guide for men published by the National Cancer Institute. It has information about prostate cancer symptoms, risk factors, and the PSA scre...

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