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2014 CANCER SURVIVOR DAY RALLY- KANSAS CITY!

Come to the 29th annual Kansas City observance of National Cancer Survivors Day 2014 CELEBRATION OF LIFE RALLY honoring John Holt, prostate cancer survivor and co-anchor FOX4 News, 2014 winner of the Richard A. Bloch Cancer Survivorship Award – 12 noon to 2 PM – Sunday, June 1, Bloch Cancer Survivors Park 48th & Roanoke, West of the Country Club Plaza

  • Area Cancer Support Organizations!2014-John-Holt-Poster
  • Prize Drawings!
  • Live Music featuring Southern Vixen KC!
  • Free Photo Portraits
  • Lots More Fun
  • ALL FREE!

Cancer CAN be battled and beaten! For more information: 816-854-5050 blochcancer.org

Cancer Insurance Checklist

pdf-homeFrom the Cancer Support Community, the Cancer Insurance Checklist is a valuable tool. It is designed to help you when shopping for insurance on your state’s Health Insurance Marketplace/Exchange if you have cancer, a history of cancer, or are at risk for cancer. Click below to get the checklist:

http://www.cancerinsurancechecklist.org/

Detecting breast cancer: 3-D screening reduces recall rates

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Please read article below to learn more about mammography and the benefits of 3-D screening!

http://news.yale.edu/2013/07/30/detecting-breast-cancer-3-d-screening-reduces-recall-rates

Fatigue: Defend Against Drain on Your Energy

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This article from Patient Resource Guide is valuable information for patients and their caregivers.

It provides a good comparison of normal, everyday, tiredness and cancer treatment induced fatigue. It is essential to understand the differences.

 

http://www.patientresource.com/Fatigue.aspx?utm_source=080113&utm_campaign=NL+080113&utm_medium=email

 

Finding a Clinical Trial Just Got Easier (Curetoday.com)

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cure_001Read this important article on a very helpful website to find clinical trails!

Article By Cure Today

http://curetoday.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/article.show/id/2/article_id/2139

American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention

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Let’s do everything we can to keep cancer AWAY! This is a very informative article courtesy of American Cancer Society on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention. Are you following some of these potentially life-saving tips?

Click on link to read the article:

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002577-pdf.pdf

 

Considerations / Training Guide Before Becoming an Autologous Outpatient Stem Cell Transplant Caregiver

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DISCIPLINE:

  • The caregiver must be free from any illness or allergy.
  • Clean hands are a must at all times while around the patient.
  • When the patient wants to talk, be positive and supportive Continue Reading…