January 16, 2022

Top three roles of physical exercise in cancer prevention and treatment

You know that exercise is important for your health. But did you know exercise plays an important role in lowering your risk of cancer and can […]
May 21, 2020

Use of antioxidants and other supplements during chemotherapy linked to increased breast cancer recurrence and death

Use of antioxidant and other certain supplements during chemotherapy by patients with breast cancer may increase their risk for disease recurrence and death, according to results […]
March 2, 2020

Only 24% of African American cancer survivors are exercising

Exercise is an important part of cancer patient’s survivor care plans, as research shows that exercise helps reduce symptoms of treatment-related side effects, reduce anxiety and […]
February 3, 2020

February is a cancer prevention month, together let’s try to lower our risk of developing cancer

Our life expectancy has increased significantly due to advances in medicine.  Unfortunately the longer you live the higher the risk of getting cancer.  Although aging may […]
January 17, 2020

Physical activity linked to decreased risk of breast cancer

There are many benefit of physical activity ranging from reducing your risk of a heart attack to lowering the risk of developing osteoporosis. Exercise is also […]
January 1, 2018

Top 5 Cancer Fighting Resolutions

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD New Year is here and it is the time for resolutions. From proposing to that girl to hitting the gym, spending […]
August 20, 2017

Getting the High Quality Cancer Treatment you deserve from the Right Source

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Many health insurers who offer medical treatment plans only manage to cover a small number of healthcare providers. They do so […]
July 31, 2017

World Lung Cancer Day

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a part of the World Health Organization, lung cancer is the most […]
June 8, 2017

How not to get Fried this Summer

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Dona��t fry Day (May 26th 2017) kicked off the summer season with a message from the National Council on Skin Cancer […]
June 3, 2017

Celebrating National Cancer Survivora��s Day

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Ita��s June and the first Sunday will be National Cancer Survivora��s Day. Many communities throughout the nation share in the celebrations […]
May 1, 2017

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month a�� Risk Factors and Symptoms

By Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD Bladder Cancer Awareness Month comes right after Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, in May and people need to know more about the […]
April 19, 2017

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month a�� 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 a�� 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 a�� 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 Womena��s Day to Cancer Awareness a�� Empowering Women in the Fight against Cancer

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

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month a�� 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 youa��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 Valentinea��s Day Special Despite Suffering from Cancer

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

Are you having difficulty fulfilling your New Yeara��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 Yeara��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 yeara��drinking spiked eggnog then kissing under the mistletoea�� 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 Mena��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 Youa��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 […]