Archive for December, 2014

“Look Good, Feel Better” 2015 Dates Announced

“Look Good, Feel Better” 2015 Dates Announced Coastal Cancer Center announces the continuation of its “Look Good, Feel Better” program with the American Cancer Society in 2015. The program, free to women undergoing cancer treatment, offers patients two-hours of makeovers and tips on make-up, skin, hair and nail care. Participants also learn how to properly

Do’s and Don’ts of Battling Cancer During the Holidays

Do’s and Don’ts of Battling Cancer During the Holidays “Holiday time may seem like just about the worst time to have cancer in the family. Even the jolliest of traditions lose their luster when you’re worried about your health care needs or those of someone you love.” Follow these tips to help you or someone

Excess Body Weight

Can Excess Body Weight Increase Cancer Risk?

Can Excess Body Weight Increase Cancer Risk? Growing data suggests a strong relationship between excess body weight and increased risk of certain cancers. “In the United States, the percentage of overweight and obese adults and children has soared over the last several decades” according to the American Cancer Society. Being overweight or obese may affect

Dr. Farhana Malik

CCC Proud to Announce Arrival of Dr. Farhana Malik

CCC Proud to Announce Arrival of Dr. Farhana Malik Coastal Cancer Center officials announce today the addition of Dr. Farhana Malik to its growing medical oncology and hematology team. She will provide medical care to patients in the Conway and Murrells Inlet offices. Dr. Malik received her undergraduate degree from Chittagong College in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Survivorship

Survivorship: Recovering from Cancer

Survivorship: Recovering from Cancer After treatment is complete, you will begin a new plan for follow-up care. Your new plan of care could include periodic blood work, radiology scans and tests, and physical exams. Some may not see their oncologist but once or twice a year. This may leave you feeling scared and you may

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Tips To Reduce Inflammation In Cancer Patients

Tips To Reduce Inflammation In Cancer Patients: Tip #1: Add more plant foods to your plate: Plant foods are the only foods that contain anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. Make one-half of your plate non-starchy vegetables and/or fruits of all colors. Make one-quarter of your plate whole grains or starchy vegetables, like potatoes, corn and peas. Tip #2: Limit