Cancer

A cancer diagnosis significantly impacts patients and families. Whether you are seeking information for prevention, coping strategies, or simply looking for stories of resilience, just us as we navigate the difficult topic of cancer through these supportive and informative blogs.

New Study Finds More Cancers Linked to Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune

New Study Finds More Cancers Linked to Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune

New Study Links Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune to Additional Cancers A recent government study revealed that individuals, both military and civilian, who resided, worked, and served at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina during the mid-1970s and 1980s face a […]

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What Happened at Camp Lejeune?

What Happened at Camp Lejeune?

Between 1953 and 1987, the water supply at Camp Lejeune, a military base in North Carolina, was contaminated with dangerous chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects, and other serious health problems. The widespread use of industrial solvents, such as trichloroethylene […]

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World Lung Cancer Day 2023

World Lung Cancer Day 2023

August 1st is recognized globally as World Lung Cancer Day. The day is centered around urging the public to learn about the risk factors for the disease and highlighting the importance of early detection through regular lung cancer screenings. While […]

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National Sarcoma & Bone Cancer Awareness Month

National Sarcoma & Bone Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, July is recognized as National Sarcoma & Bone Cancer Awareness Month. Bringing awareness to this cancer is particularly important as sarcoma is often referred to as the “forgotten cancer.”

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National Cancer Survivor Month

National Cancer Survivor Month

June is recognized as National Cancer Survivor Month as well as National Cancer Survivor Day – which is celebrated on June 4th. According to the American Cancer Society, as of January 2022, an estimated 18.1 million cancer survivors are living […]

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National Cancer Research Month

National Cancer Research Month

The American Association for Cancer Research has designated May as National Cancer Research Month. The month is a time to highlight the importance of lifesaving research to the millions of people around the world affected by cancer. Due to advances […]

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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

April is recognized as Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 19,000 esophageal cancer cases are diagnosed in the United States each year.

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Myeloma Awareness Month

Myeloma Awareness Month

The month of March is recognized as Myeloma Awareness Month. Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that begins in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell that is important for a healthy immune system.

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