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October 20, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about COVID-19 vaccine boosters

COVID booster shots are intended to help better immunize people who didn’t get enough protection from the first two vaccine shots or to those whose protection may be waning.

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Flu vaccine

September 29, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about flu season, especially during a pandemic

The viruses that cause COVID-19 and the flu have many similarities, but it’s important to know how they differ and what steps to take to lower the risk of exposure and infection.

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Delta variant

August 25, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about the COVID-19 Delta variant

The rise in new COVID-19 cases requires cancer patients and caregivers to continue to take extra steps to reduce their risk of exposure.

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July 12, 2021

Telehealth post-pandemic: Video doctor visits look like they’re here to stay

Telehealth may provide advantages for physicians and other health providers, especially when used in combination with in-office appointments.

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Summer fun

May 24, 2021

5 ways to balance food and fun this summer

When fun takes priority, as it should in summer, you may find yourself less focused on making the nutritious food decisions that are important during cancer treatment and survivorship.

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Cancer prevention steps

May 12, 2021

Five steps that may help catch cancer early

Routine health checks, such as a trip to the dentist, or regular self-exams may help you or your doctor find early signs of cancer.

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Staying safe

April 28, 2021

Cancer treatment: 5 common health and safety risks

It’s important to be educated about health and safety risks that could cause delays to your treatment and affect your quality of life.

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COVID in cancer survivors

March 31, 2021

Study: Cancer survivors, not just current patients, are at high risk of COVID-19 symptoms

Research indicates that, compared to those who have never been diagnosed with cancer, long-term cancer survivors are at higher risk of developing severe symptoms from COVID-19.

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Dr. Kevin Woods

March 24, 2021

Dr. Woods: Busting colorectal cancer myths

Colorectal cancer is the third-most common type of cancer in the United States, but several myths need to be addressed so people can identify their level of risk for developing the disease.

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