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Filing for Social Security disability

January 3, 2023

How to file for Social Security disability benefits if you have cancer

A cancer diagnosis may qualify as a disability, allowing you to apply for and receive social security disability income. But it's important to know what benefits may be available to you and how to file.

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The Rev. Percy McCray

November 22, 2022

Rev. Percy McCray: This holiday season, let cancer patients ‘drive the bus’

One way we can help reduce a cancer patient's stress and enhance their enjoyment is by putting them in the driver’s seat and allowing them to steer the conversation.

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Lung cancer

May 11, 2022

Why are patients with lung cancer living longer?

After decades of relatively unchanging lung cancer survival rates, researchers are now reporting promising trends at every stage of the disease.

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Head and neck cancer

April 20, 2022

Patients have options to restore their voice after head and neck cancer treatment

For patients with head and neck cancers, cancer symptoms and treatment side effects often complicate two innate tasks that are usually taken for granted—speaking and swallowing.

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Spiritual support

March 30, 2022

Why me? Addressing spiritual distress during a cancer journey

If you find that you’re unable to work through questions about your cancer diagnosis, or anxiety about them is disrupting your life, you may be experiencing spiritual distress.

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Gleason score

March 23, 2022

For prostate cancer patients, it’s always good to know the score

The Gleason score is a critical calculation designed to help determine the extent of the disease, the aggressiveness of the cancer cells and how it may be treated.

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Managing the holidays with cancer

November 3, 2021

Cancer, COVID and the holidays: Navigating a safe season

While the risk of infection from COVID-19 is still a factor this holiday season, many cancer patients may be able to rekindle their holiday traditions this year if they use common-sense practices.

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Dr. Daniel Liu

September 27, 2021

Unsatisfied with your breast reconstruction? Corrective surgery may be an option for you

Many issues that cause patients to be unsatisfied with their breast reconstruction results after mastectomy may be improved with corrective reconstructive surgery.

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Palliative care

September 15, 2021

Palliative care: It’s probably not what you think it is

Palliative care is an umbrella term for treatments designed to improve quality of life and relieve symptoms and side effects caused by a serious illness, including cancer.

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