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Aflac Contributes $1.5 Million to Sickle Cell Disease Program at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and Aflac, a leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced the company's 2020 annual contribution of $1.5 million to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been earmarked for the hospital's...

Gut microbiome may influence how cancer patients respond to oral therapies, study suggests

IMAGE: Brendan Daisley, a PhD candidate at Western University's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry who is conducting research at Lawson Health Research Institute view more  Credit: Lawson Health Research Institute

These 2 things can make a huge impact on health during ovarian cancer treatment, recovery

When presented with a diagnosis, or while going through treatment of ovarian cancer, it can be an emotional and physical roller coaster.Despite the treatment someone decides to move forward with, health officials at the Henry Ford Health System say there are two things ovarian cancer patients can do that are so important: Have support...

Cattails Cottage opens – Hub City Times

For Hub City Times   MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Clinic Health System is now welcoming patients to Cattails Cottage, a home on the Marshfield Medical Center campus in Marshfield for oncology patients to stay while undergoing cancer treatments. Cattails Cottage is a place where adult patients and their caregivers can find supportive accommodations when...

As men age, they need to be aware of prostate cancer | Health

As men age, they need to be aware of prostate cancer | Health | scnow.com We recognize you are attempting to access this...

Coffee Boosts Survival for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

Coffee’s reputation is on the upswing these days. While not all studies agree, growing evidence suggests that a daily coffee habit not only doesn’t increase one’s cancer risk but may actually reduce the risk of developing...

Trump Health Official Michael Caputo Diagnosed with Cancer

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Man Rides 4,500km on a Onewheel for Cancer Charity

This 4,700km ride over the course of 30 days is in memory of Jon's dear friend Cody Bouchard, who passed away from cancer at the age of 19 in early February. As part of the ride, Jon will be raising money for the CMB Fund (Cody Michael Bouchard Fund) which will then be donated...

Randolph Residents: Cancer Prevention Programs

Sept. 22, 2020 Cancer Prevention Programs Prostate Cancer Awareness Join Dr. Prasad from Morristown Medical Center for a conversation on prostate health, cancer treatment and beyond. This free, virtual program will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Register today Cancer: Thriving and Surviving WorkshopThere are still some spots...

Hidden in plain sight: Clinicians may not spot EHR cancer risk info

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that patients may have risk factors for heritable breast and ovarian cancers present throughout their electronic health records – but because the information is scattered, treating clinicians may not recognize it as actionable. "The full story of a patient’s risk for heritable...