summer

July 21, 2015
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

10 Tips for Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

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Skin cancer is the most common, and most preventable, type of cancer. So how can you protect you and your family? Here are 10 tips to keep in mind as you finish out the summer.

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July 9, 2015
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Airport Travel Tips for People with Cancer

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Getting through an airport when you have cancer can be stressful. However, a little extra planning and preparation can help make sure your next trip is as safe, enjoyable, and stress-free as possible.

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July 2, 2015
· Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD

BBQ+A: Your Guide to a Food Safe Summer

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The bacteria that cause food poisoning love summer cookouts. So, it is important to keep food safety in mind, especially for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service provide tips on making your barbeques and picnics food safe this summer.

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June 18, 2015
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Getting Medical Clearance to Fly

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Although airlines have the right to stop passengers with specific medical conditions from flying, simply having cancer isn’t enough to keep you grounded. However, it does mean having to do a bit more planning and preparation before you travel.

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August 19, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Back to School

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Many kids have been away from school for the summer, but what about if you’ve been away for cancer treatment? Find out what steps you can take to make the return to the classroom a little smoother.

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July 17, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses

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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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July 3, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Traveling With Cancer

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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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June 19, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

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

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