Archive for February 2018

Galloping into Recovery with Caitlin Acree

With the beginning of rodeo season in Houston, former patient, Caitlin Acree, shared with us her latest accomplishments in the sport of Ranch Sorting. Ranch Sorting is a sport where two riders on horseback divide and separate cattle within a certain time limit. In order to be successful in this sport, teamwork is essential. For…

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Throat Cancer Survivor, Chuck Caldwell

In September 2015, Chuck Caldwell’s throat began to bother him during a trip in Europe. He blamed his allergies for the discomfort. When he returned to his hometown of Houston, Chuck scheduled an appointment with his doctor. After examining Chuck, the doctor informed him he could possibly have throat cancer, but also believed his condition…

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Caring for Yourself Post Treatment

After you have survived the weeks of treatment and followed all the advice of your team to maintain your weight and proper nutrition, you may be focused on post-treatment nutrition options. Below are the best diet recommendations from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) for the next phase of your life. Nutrition Recommendations Post-Treatment: Follow…

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International Childhood Cancer Day

There are approximately 300,000 of new cases of childhood cancers every year. On February 15, many people across the country and world will make child health a priority to get better access to care for children and adolescents with cancer everywhere. According to International Childhood Cancer Day, many types of childhood cancer are curable if…

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Seven Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

What do Valentine’s Day and February have in common? It is the month we devote to the heart, such as Heart Awareness Month. With heart disease being the number one killer of women, learn how you can improve your heart health. Seven ways to keep your heart healthy recommended by the American Heart Association: Get active by adding exercise…

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