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How to Improve Your Health After Cancer Treatment and Beyond

No doubt, cancer feels like an insurmountable obstacle. But it can be overcome and perhaps you’re one who is or has done so. More than 15.5 million Americans with cancer in their history are alive today, according to 2016 data. And that number is projected to surpass 20 million by 2026. 1 What’s next? As [...]

By | 2019-02-21T16:08:55+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is “Off-Label” Cancer Treatment and Does It Have Advantages?

You have a lot to process when you receive a cancer diagnosis. Part of that discussion can include a decision about “off-label treatment options. You’re probably familiar with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Their research determines a drug therapy’s safety and its designated use. But a particular drug’s effectiveness doesn’t stop there… What [...]

By | 2019-01-24T16:37:19+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Cancer Affects Your Immune System and What to Do About It

It’s perhaps your biggest ally in helping your body fight disease. And understanding how your immune system joins forces with cancer treatment can give you a positive advantage. Basically, your immune system targets disease and infection. It detects and destroys anything it sees as a threat. Bacteria Viruses Parasites And… Unhealthy cells…including cancer cells! The [...]

By | 2018-12-20T16:10:06+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Evolution of Breast Cancer Treatment with Cryoablation

Being told you have breast cancer prompts a long list of questions. And selecting a treatment for breast cancer is among the first questions you might have. Surgery? Chemotherapy? These questions and more can create as much fear and stress as they do confusion when you’ve received a breast cancer diagnosis. Another treatment option to [...]

By | 2018-11-29T15:40:37+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Know About Common Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Your body is a fascinating organism. Cell to cell your immune system is capable of identifying normal cells and those it considers “foreign” and potentially harmful. Checkpoint inhibitors are vital to helping treat cancer. The basics of how it works: Your immune system responds by attacking the “foreign” cells and protecting the normal cells. A [...]

By | 2018-10-25T14:38:02+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Cancer Treatment Advantage with Ablation Therapy

Feeling confused and uninformed about cancer treatment is understandable. It’s our desire to help eliminate the confusion and inform you about effective treatment solutions, including cancer ablation. On that subject, you might have heard about ablation therapy. If you have, you’re at an advantage. Ablation therapy 101 Basically, cancer ablation uses heat or cold to [...]

By | 2018-09-21T20:20:38+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Simple Solutions to Manage Stress During Cancer Treatment

There’s more to stress than you might realize. It’s especially important to deal with it when you’ve received a cancer diagnosis or are in midst of cancer treatment. How you handle the stress in your life can affect two important cancer fighting partners: You Your chosen health team What years of research reveal about stress [...]

By | 2018-08-23T14:34:11+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Keep Your Immune System Fueled During and After Cancer Treatment

A strong immune system could be your first line of defense. In fact, good immune health helps you combat bacteria, viruses…and cancer! You have the daily support of billions of immune cells. But it’s vital that you keep your body (and your immune system) properly fueled. A cancer diagnosis and related treatment can weaken your [...]

By | 2018-07-27T15:31:27+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Immunotherapy

Cancer can cause a fight-or-flight response. Fear is normal. After all, who isn’t afraid when they hear the diagnosis? Even so you can still bring the “fight” to it. Your Body’s Unique Ability to Fight Cancer Immunotherapy is in your corner. Basically, the treatment stands alongside your immune system to help your body fight cancer. [...]

By | 2018-07-24T17:29:13+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments