Archive for February, 2015

Coping with the Fear of Recurrence

Coping with the Fear of Recurrence What is a recurrence? A recurrence is a return or relapse of your cancer in the original location or somewhere else in the body (called metastasis). It is also possible to have a new, unrelated cancer diagnosed in another part of the body. Why does recurrence happen? The goal

Resources to Make Your Cancer Journey Easier

Resources to Make Your Cancer Journey Easier Below you will find a few cancer resource websites to help you through your cancer journey. www.mylifeline.org – My Life Line offers free, private, patient websites for people affected by cancer. You can find cancer specific resources, post requests for help or donations and update everyone at once,

Risk Factors for Gallbladder Cancer

Risk Factors for Gallbladder Cancer The month of February is dedicated to the awareness of Gallbladder and Bile Duct cancer. Gallbladder cancer is not usually found until it has become advanced and causes symptoms. Only about 1 of 5 gallbladder cancers is found in the early stages, when the cancer has not yet spread beyond

February Recognizes National Cancer Prevention Month

February Recognizes National Cancer Prevention Month This month we focus our awareness on the prevention of cancer.  The American Institute of Cancer Research estimates that approximately one-third of cases of the most common cancers in the U.S. could be prevented by eating healthy, being active, and staying lean. That’s an estimated 374,000 cases of cancer