Archive for March 2017

ProtonPals Lead Coordinator, Fred Duncan

As the lead coordinators for ProtonPals, Fred and his wife, Judy, organize weekly dinners and lunches for those receiving treatment at the Proton Therapy Center. Many have become friends and remain in touch with other new patients even after their treatment. Fred and Judy keep the group going strong after it was founded by former patients…

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March is National Nutrition Month

Ways to practice healthy eating when undergoing cancer treatment This year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” Making small changes in your diet can be beneficial to your overall health. When eating healthy, it doesn’t always mean sacrificing your favorite foods. You can start by making small changes to your favorite meals, sides or…

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March is Colorectal Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common types of cancers diagnosed in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. Certain lifestyle-related factors can increase your chance of developing colorectal polyps or colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society explains that many people mistake the colorectal cancer symptoms for other medical conditions such as…

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Colorectal Cancer Survivor: Gail Citron

Gail’s discovery In December 2006, Gail Citron was relieved to have completed treatment for rectal cancer. She then began keeping a health journal to track any new health developments. During her routine checkup in May 2016, Gail shared her health journal with her new family doctor who reviewed the journal thoroughly. After reading the last…

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