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Tips For Going Back To Work After Cancer

Tips For Going Back To Work After Cancer 1. Ease back into your routine by following your style. If you are a naturally talkative person, then it might be best for you to update your co-workers and boss on how you’re doing. If you are more of a private person, let them know that you’re

Managing Sleep Problems During Cancer

Managing Sleep Problems During Cancer Sleep problems are often related to the actual side effects of your cancer treatment rather than the treatment itself. “For example, wakefulness is a possible side effect of some medications to control nausea and of corticosteroids (prednisone, dexamethasone).” Resting during the day because of fatigue or pain medications can alter

Tips for Traveling With Cancer

Tips for Traveling With Cancer Cancerandcareers.org provides the below recommendations for traveling with cancer. “Throughout your experience with cancer you will have reason to travel, perhaps for treatment itself, and probably for work and pleasure too. The good news is that many cancer patients are able to travel comfortably and safely as long as they

CCC Proud to Announce Arrival of Dr. Justin Markow

CCC Proud to Announce Arrival of Dr. Justin Markow Coastal Cancer Center officials announce today the addition of Dr. Justin Markow to its growing medical oncology and hematology team. He will provide medical care to patients in the Myrtle Beach and Conway offices. Dr. Markow received his undergraduate degree from SUNY Stony Brook, in Stony

January Recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January Recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month This month we focus our attention on cervical cancer awareness. Cervical cancer is the 2nd most common type of cancer among women worldwide with an estimated 12,000 diagnosed in the United States each year. “Half of the women diagnosed with the disease are between 35 and 55 years of

“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