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April 19, 2017

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month – Testicular Cancer in young men is curable if diagnosed early

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Before you go switching to another website, hear us out. Testicular cancer awareness month is approaching fast and you need to […]
April 17, 2017

The ambiguous challenge of being a mother to an adult son with cancer

By Patricia Cannistraci, DNS, RN, CNE It’s different when your child of young adult age is diagnosed with cancer. The dreaded words ‘it’s cancer’ are challenging […]
April 13, 2017

National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week – Risks and Symptoms of Oral, Head and Neck Cancers

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD National Oral, Head and Neck cancer Awareness week is coming this April (12th-18th) and it is better to know what these […]
March 31, 2017

Empowering Cancer Patients through Cancer Coaches

By Well Beyond This Going through cancer can be tough. At first, everything is so new for the person who was diagnosed and their loved ones. […]
March 17, 2017

Kick Butts Day – Speak Out against Big Tobacco

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD First held in March 1996, Kick Butts Day is celebrated nationwide with peaceful protests and events through which the youth of […]
March 12, 2017

National Nutrition Month – Fight Cancer by Eating These 6 Nutritious Foods

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD An Important part of a healthy lifestyle is a well-balanced meal. It is even more important when it comes to fighting […]
March 7, 2017

Linking International Women’s Day to Cancer Awareness – Empowering Women in the Fight against Cancer

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD International Women’s Day has come a long way since its origin back in March 19th, 1911 when the first International Women’s […]
March 2, 2017

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Its Symptoms, Risks Factors And the Importance of Regular Screening

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and has come a long way since President Bill Clinton declared it so in […]
February 16, 2017

Tips to Overcome Post-Prostate Cancer Love Life Problems

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Surviving any type of cancer is a life altering ordeal and prostate cancer is no exception. If you’re reading this article, […]
February 8, 2017

Learn 7 Ways You Can Help Prevent Cancer This Cancer Prevention Month

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD February is Cancer Prevention Month and World Cancer Day was on the 4th. Any cancer, whether it is breast, colon, prostate, […]
February 3, 2017

7 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special Despite Suffering from Cancer

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Each year, there is a day in February that symbolizes love, Valentine’s Day. What better way to show that love to […]
January 12, 2017

Are you having difficulty fulfilling your New Year’s Resolutions? The Experts Weigh In on Procrastination

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD If you are like many of us you will make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight or make health changes […]
January 5, 2017

7 Tips for a Better Hospital Visit

By Marjorie Hein, NP, DNP A Hospital stay can be overwhelming. Whether you or your loved ones are admitted to one due to an emergency or […]
December 12, 2016

Mistletoe for kissing or for kissing the cancer away?

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Ah, it is that time of the year…drinking spiked eggnog then kissing under the mistletoe… Why kiss under the mistletoe? Perhaps […]
December 11, 2016

7 holiday gift ideas for a loved one with cancer

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Fighting cancer is no easy feat and it takes a lot of courage from the cancer patient to face each day. […]
December 4, 2016

E-Cigarettes May Not Be Safer Than Smoking Tobacco: Scientists Weight In

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD While electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-cigs) have not yet been linked to lung cancer, new evidence suggests they are far from […]
November 29, 2016

Why Grow A Beard and Raise Funds for Men’s Cancer Research This Movember?

By Hannah Luu, MD & Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD November has historically been a significant month, as it marks the start of the winter season. However, […]
November 16, 2016

7 Things You Should Do After Your Cancer Diagnosis

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Finding out that you have just been diagnosed with cancer is a scary prospect, and one that millions of people go […]
November 14, 2016

Prostate cancer treatment-related hot flashes: causes, symptoms, and treatment

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Most cancer treatments can cause side effects, and hormone therapy in men with prostate cancer is no exception. One common side […]
October 21, 2016

A quick tip to reduce hot flashes associated with breast cancer treatment

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD You’re in a business meeting or worse yet, interviewing for a new job. You feel the sudden, intense, hot feeling on […]
October 10, 2016

What Reliable Resources You Need to Know about if You Have Cancer?

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD No matter what you did to prepare yourself, being told you have breast cancer had a devastating effect on you. And […]
October 1, 2016

Where Are We With the Use of Scorpion Venom to Cure Cancer?

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD During our years in practice we’ve encountered numerous patients with metastatic breast cancer who were using scorpion venom as a form […]
September 16, 2016

The latest updates you should know about on genetic testing for breast cancer patients

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Genetic testing for cancer has gotten a lot of media attention over the past few years, in part due to celebrities […]
September 1, 2016

Acupressure: An Evolving Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting (CINV) continues to be one of the most feared side effects of cancer treatment. Progress has been made in […]
August 12, 2016

Progress in the battle against chemotherapy-induced hair loss

By Laura Bourdeanu NP, PhD Chemotherapy-Induced hair loss can be one of the most difficult side effects of cancer treatments to deal with for women and […]
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