May 15, 2019
Coping with Cancer’s Impact on Body Image
Treatment plans for cancer can help manage or even cure the disease. But those treatments can sometimes alter a patient’s appearance. Many cancer therapies can cause profound changes to the way people look. Most people are familiar with common chemotherapy... read more
May 15, 2019
7 Things to Know About Indoor Tanning
Bronzing up at the tanning salon before hitting the beach or pool might not seem like a big deal. But that new glow can come at a hefty price. “Our culture sees tan skin as healthy or youthful,” said Jeffrey Farma, MD, FACS, a surgical oncologist and skin... read more
April 17, 2019
Steps You Can Take to Decrease Your Risk for 5 Common Cancers
There’s no guaranteed way to prevent cancer. But there are things you can do to help reduce your risk. Especially when it comes to five common cancer types - breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, and melanoma. Best of all, getting started may be easier than... read more
April 15, 2019
Your Questions about the Keto Diet Answered
Google “keto diet” and page after page will pop up about this popular diet. Many people are using it to lose weight. But is it a healthy choice for people with cancer? Learn what Karen Vincek, RD, LDN, a registered dietician at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has... read more
April 9, 2019
Still Smoking? Get the Help You Need to Quit
Everyone knows that ditching tobacco is good for your health. Quitting smoking offers immediate health benefits and is a good idea no matter when you started or how long you have smoked. The benefits of quitting smoking Stopping smoking offers the most... read more
March 27, 2019
Intimacy After Breast Cancer
Being comfortable with your body and enjoying intimacy can be a challenge after breast cancer. It’s different for every woman, but some issues, both physical and emotional, are common. Fortunately, there are aids and strategies that can make adjusting to... read more