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The Health Benefits of Oats

March is the colorectal (CRC) cancer awareness month. CRC is the third most commonly occurring cancer among both men and women in the United States and it is also one […]

Swollen Lymph Nodes Mistaken For Cancer After Vaccine

Many people are noticing swollen lymph nodes after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine that could be mistaken for breast cancer.

Satsuma Mandarins- Florida’s Local Fruit with Great Health Benefits

Satsumas are part of the mandarin orange family, a category which also includes clementines and tangerines. Satsuma mandarins may have originated in China. They were first recorded in Florida in 1876 […]

Talking Health: Getting Screened for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer testing is easy, quick and important. Dr. Ackerman joined Bruce Hamilton to discuss the importance of getting screened for prostate cancer and ways you can seek treatment options. 

The Secret Power of Red Foods

Lycopene has been linked to health benefits ranging from heart health to protection against sunburns and certain types of cancers.

Food Prepping for a Healthier New Year 

A new year brings us the possibility of a fresh start. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthier, but it is important for us to think about what that means.

Standard Fractionation or Hypofractionation…that is the question.

Using hypofractionation, or hypofractionated radiation therapy, higher doses of radiation are delivered per treatment, so patients can complete their course of radiation therapy much faster than conventional treatment.

Reimagining Drinks to Celebrate a Happy New Year

This year more than ever, we are celebrating a new year. Karen has highlighted delicious, alcohol-free drink recipes to spice up your celebration.

Resilience, Nature, and Herbal Medicine

In words attributed to Albert Einstein, “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” As we move into 2021, our opportunity is to embrace the fresh start that a New Year provides and to cultivate something positive for ourselves. The adversity of the past year and the uncertainty of the coming one suggest we should cultivate resilience. Dr. Robinson dives into what resiliency is and ways to develop it.

Tips for Managing the Holidays During Cancer Treatment

Undergoing cancer treatment during the holiday season can be challenging and different for many reasons. Ackerman Cancer Center Social Worker, Georgia Pennington has some tips for patients and caregivers during the holidays.