Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Cancer Center Newsletter

We understand how overwhelming it can be when you or your loved one is coping with cancer. Our newsletter is designed  to ease some of the burden of this "information overload," by featuring various cancer-related topics, tips and information. In March 2017, we launched a dynamic new design that allows us to feature our content in a more engaging format. Sign up for the newsletter below, or read our monthly feature articles in our blog section.

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Past Newsletters

June 2015 - Cancer prevention

Many people mistakenly believe that cancer is largely a hereditary disease, as if fate and the family gene pool alone dictate your chances of getting sick. The truth, though, is that only about 5 to 10 percent of all cancers develop from gene mutations passed down from one generation to the next, according to the American Cancer Society.

May 2015 - Mental health and cancer

A cancer diagnosis can prove challenging to anyone’s state of mind, often eliciting feelings of sadness, grief and frustration. Treatment regimens can also impact patients’ ability to maintain their daily routines, which may increase their risk of depression. But depression doesn’t have to go hand in hand with a cancer diagnosis.

April 2015 - Cancer's impact on sexual health

A healthy sex life can be difficult to achieve even in normal circumstances, with the pressures of work, family and other stresses that come with day-to-day living. Add a cancer diagnosis and treatment regimen to the equation, and sexual relationships can prove an even bigger struggle. This is true for both men and women, but how they handle this often-taboo topic and the obstacles they confront are as different as their biological makeup.

March 2015 - Nutrition and colorectal cancer

The third most common cancer affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer is "highly preventable" with regular screenings, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Proper nutrition can also play in important role in helping to prevent the disease. Doctors share tips and patients share some of their favorite cancer-fighting recipes during what is both National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and National Nutrition Month.

February 2015 - Treating metastatic cancer

New knowledge of how metastatic cancer develops has helped bring about new treatment options for patients. At the same time, managing side effects is an important part of an integrative approach to care. Nutrition therapy is one of several integrative therapies that can help improve quality of life.