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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.

Healthy Holidays! Tips for Navigating Holiday Meals

For many Americans, the majority of the holiday season focuses on meals, parties, and food. This can add up to sneaky weight gain. Karen has tips on how to navigate holiday season eating without giving up important traditions.

Lung Cancer Resources for Patients and Caregivers

Throughout the month of November, we have covered several topics relating to lung cancer. ACC Oncology Social Worker, Rachel Stacy has compiled a helpful list of national resources, as well as how to participate in our local lung cancer virtual support group for patients and their caregivers in NE Florida.

Lung Cancer and Stigma: Time to Stop the Blame

How we frame certain cancer diagnoses in our mind, and most importantly how we respond to people who reveal their diagnosis to us is very important. Dr. Clark dives into the stigma we place on certain diagnoses and how those ideas and responses can impact the patient.

Cardio and Breathing for Better Health

Breathing, we spend most of our life not even thinking about it, but when breathing gets tough, it becomes our number one priority. Certified personal trainer, Annie Pipkin's article has breathing exercises and ideas to help you improve your breath capacity and cardio health.

Lung Cancer & Stress- Mitigating This Underappreciated Risk Factor

Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and, in 2017 alone, a total of 221,121 new cases were reported in the U.S.1 November is lung […]

Lifestyle Measures to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

For breast cancer survivors, finishing the cancer treatments doesn’t mark the end of their journey with the disease. It is the beginning of a new normal, where lifestyle choices can improve future outcomes. Here is a review of some lifestyle measures that can reduce or increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence, plus, a delicious pumpkin fritter recipe.

New Research Shows a Long-Term Benefit of Radiation Therapy in Early Breast Cancer

New research presented in early October 2020 answers long-debated questions about the benefits of radiation therapy after a lumpectomy. Dr. Peters writes about research findings and gives us more details on this very valuable long-term study.

Exercising for Breast Cancer Patients

Exercise can boost your mood, give your immune system a kick, and help relieve some cancer-related aches and pains. Certified personal trainer Annie Pipkin has a quick interval workout that can be adjusted to any fitness level and done in the comfort of your home.

Self-Care for Caregivers

For many, becoming a caregiver to a sick loved one is unexpected. The new role can be stressful, emotional, and come with many new and unfamiliar duties. Oncology Social Worker Lauren DeWitt shares some tips on caring for yourself as a caregiver.