Archive for June 2017

Proton Therapy is Now a Standard of Care Under Newest NCCN Guidelines

The newest edition of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines now recognizes proton therapy as a radiation therapy option for head and neck cancer, as well as esophageal cancer treatment. The importance of these guidelines is crucial, as physicians, nurses, insurance payers, patients and their families use these guidelines in the decision-making process during…

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June is National Men’s Health Month

During the month of June, many celebrations and events take place around the country to bring awareness to the preventable health problems among men and boys. One way to help is with regular visits to your doctor. Many times, men are reluctant to visit their doctor due to fear, lack of information and cost factors.…

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30th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day

Whether it’s a family member, neighbor, co-worker or yourself, many of us have been touched by cancer. On Sunday, June 4, 2017, cancer survivors celebrated the 30th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day. These celebrations around the country included fundraisers, fun runs, costume-theme parties, parades and more. Life after cancer Cancer survivors need continuous support once…

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