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When You Need to Travel for Cancer Care

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

There are so many things to consider before a trip, but what about if you are traveling to receive cancer treatment? Here is some practical advice to help ease your mind and make the transition a bit easier.

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Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can damage the eyes, as well as the skin around them. Learn more about choosing the best sunglasses to help prevent cancer, cataracts, and conditions that can lead to vision loss.

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Traveling With Cancer

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Besides deciding where to go, what to do, and what to pack, there are a number of important things about your health to discuss before leaving town. Learn more about special travel considerations for people with cancer.

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Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

High temperatures can cause issues for people receiving cancer treatment. Get some tips on staying cool and hydrated this summer.

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Obesity and Cancer

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Clifford Hudis, MD

ASCO President Dr. Clifford Hudis explores the relationship between weight, diet, and cancer risk.

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Foods to Avoid During Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Food safety is important for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. To help prevent serious foodborne illness, here is a list of high-risk foods.

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The Importance of Exercise

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Carol Michaels

Cancer exercise specialist Carol Michaels explains the benefits of exercising during and after cancer treatment and gives some tips on starting an exercise plan.

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Sleep Tips to Put a Spring in Your Step

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Many people with cancer will lose much more than an hour of sleep this weekend after the switch to Daylight Saving Time. Here are 10 tips to make the spring forward a bit easier and help you sleep better all year long.

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Winter Skin Care Tips

Friday, February 7, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

The combination of cold weather, dry air, and cancer treatment can make skin itchy, dry, and cracked. Discover seven simple ways to keep your skin healthy and hydrated this winter.

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