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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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HPV vaccines are recommended for adolescents and young adults

December 27, 2022

HPV vaccine compliance still lags as researchers eye a one-shot protocol

Various factors and a growing mistrust of vaccines are among some of the reasons why HPV vaccine rates may lag behind traditional recommended childhood vaccines

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Eating a healthy diet may help cancer patients better manage treatment-related side effects and help them stay strong during their recovery.

December 20, 2022

Can a plant-based diet help patients better recover from cancer treatment?

Eating a plant-based diet has so many proven benefits and may help cancer patients better manage treatment-related side effects and help them stay strong during their recovery.

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Some cancer patients may require oxygen when they travel

December 15, 2022

Tips for cancer patients who need to travel with oxygen

Whether the oxygen comes from a compressed tank, liquid oxygen units or a portable concentrator, requiring an oxygen supply may make travel a challenge.

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Passion Behind the Practice

December 13, 2022

Passion Behind the Practice: Five clinicians and the people and events that inspire them

The personal stories of five CTCA clinicians who are inspired every day by the people and the events in their lives.

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Coping with cancer when you are alone may often be a challenge.

December 8, 2022

How to cope with cancer when you’re alone

For some cancer patients, being alone causes physical and emotional challenges that may be difficult to navigate.

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It's important for cancer patients to take steps to stay safe during the holiday season.

December 6, 2022

Navigating a safe holiday season when you have cancer

Should cancer patients avoid travel during the holidays, or are there common-sense measures they can take to travel safely?

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Find the right gifts for cancer patients

December 1, 2022

Gift ideas for cancer patients

When considering a gift, it’s important to remember that every patient’s cancer journey is unique and often shape by a variety of special circumstances.

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Can soy cause cancer?

November 29, 2022

Does soy cause cancer?

If you’re looking for a protein-packed alternative to meat, soy may be a good choice for you. But maybe you’ve heard a few things about soy and its connection to cancer.

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