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Improving Communication for Cancer Patients with Hearing or Language Impairments

When a patient receives a serious medical diagnosis like cancer, it can trigger a flood of questions. How does the disease progress? What may stop its spread? How should one cope with the emotions that accompany diagnosis and treatment? Most importantly, patients need to know what important healthcare decisions lie ahead. For most, there are […]

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The Importance of Mental Health Care for Cancer Patients: Caring for the Whole Person

Cancer and the process around its treatment can have a profound effect on the whole person. We often focus on the physical aspects of cancer, but it is important to recognize the mental aspects associated with this diagnosis as well. An individual’s mental and emotional well-being before, during and after treatment demands our focus through

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Family Integrative Medicine celebrates National Cancer Survivor Month in support of annual women's wellness visits to treat women's health conditions

Recognizing Resilience During National Cancer Survivor Month 

Every June, the country celebrates National Cancer Survivor Month. During this month, the first Sunday in June is National Cancer Survivor Day. There are approximately 16.9 million cancer survivors in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute, someone is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis through the rest of their life.

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