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Navigating the holidays

December 21, 2020

Navigating the Holidays: 5 Things Cancer Patients Wish You Knew

The Rev. Percy McCray shares what those who have fought or are fighting cancer would like for you to know about cancer and the holidays.

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Supportive care

December 15, 2020

Cancer supportive care improves quality of life and symptom management

Cancer supportive care uses evidence-informed modalities to prevent and manage the side effects of cancer treatment and to improve patients’ quality of life.

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Talking to your children about cancer

June 22, 2020

Q&A: How to talk to your children about your cancer diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is a life-altering experience for anyone. Parents, in particular, have an additional concern: How to tell their children about their diagnosis.

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3D printing

March 9, 2020

3D printing can benefit cancer patients who need reconstructive surgery

The $17 billion 3D printing industry can bring to life almost anything we imagine, from machine parts to clothing. Dr. Daniel Liu says researchers are now applying this technology to advance medicine and surgery.

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Hair dye and straigteners

February 5, 2020

Do hair dyes and straighteners cause breast cancer?

A recent study shows that some chemical hair straighteners and dyes may increase the risk of breast cancer in women, especially those of African-American descent.

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Rev. Percy McCray

December 24, 2019

Searching for the spirit of the season? It may be closer than you realize

We’ve all heard the phrase, “getting into the holiday spirit.” But have we stopped to consider what the spirit really is, and where it comes from?

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Caregivers

December 23, 2019

Managing the stress of being a caregiver

It’s normal to feel angry and have anxiety as you constantly worry about the loved one under your care. You may also experience a loss of control due to the restrictions that your loved one’s pain has put on your own life. If you ignore your own emotions, these feelings can lead not only to emotional distress but, over time, to physical distress.

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Dr. Weber

December 20, 2019

Heartache at home inspires passion for helping patients battle cancer

Dr. Jeffrey Weber explains how the loss of his daughter, Annie, to soft tissue sarcoma inspires his work as a Gastroenterologist at CTCA Phoenix.

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Supportive care for breast cancer

December 19, 2019

Managing pain with integrative care

Combining integrative and conventional pain management strategies for patients with chronic pain offers a more balanced approach and the potential for improved results. A growing body of research suggests mind-body therapies can help manage pain and reduce stress.

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