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The Medical Center of Aurora talks about the importance of breast cancer screenings – LIVING WELL Magazine

Take Control of Your Health: Breast Cancer Screenings
Courtesy The Medical Center of Aurora, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine

Screening for breast cancer is a team effort. You, your healthcare provider and your mammography center staff all play an important role in finding breast cancers early. Early detection facilitates early treatment and optimum health outcomes. […]

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American Cancer Society Relay for Life Helps Community Fight Back Against Cancer – LIVING WELL Magazine

American Cancer Society Relay For Life Helps Community Fight Back Against Cancer

By Rhonda Hollen, American Cancer Society, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
The American Cancer Society is looking for committee members to be a part of the 2012 Relay For Life events on the Northshore. People interested in being a part of a committee will be a part of the community’s biggest effort to fight cancer. […]

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Advances in prostate cancer treatments – Arizona Radiation Oncology Specialists, LIVING WELL Magazine

Advances in Prostate Cancer Treatments
By Greg Maggass, MD, Arizona Radiation Oncology Specialists, Scottsdale LIVING WELL Magazine

Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) of the prostate is a new form of external beam radiotherapy capable of accurately and precisely delivering a concentrated dose of radiation to the prostate. This procedure is also known as prostate radiosurgery. […]

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The Urology Center of Colorado talks Prostate Cancer Screening – LIVING WELL Magazine

Prostate Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

By Richard Augspurger, M.D., F.A.C.S., The Urology Center of Colorado, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine

As we struggle through the hot, dog days of summer and approach September, we come to National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Many men are not aware of what a prostate cancer screening entails or when they should be screened. […]

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American Cancer Society helps patients get on the road to recovery – LIVING WELL Magazine

American Cancer Society Helps Patients Get On The Road to Recovery

By Rhonda Hollen, American Cancer Society, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
Monica Field was diagnosed with cancer in 2009. And with no way home from her daily radiation treatments, she was at a crossroads.

“It’s like starting out on a long journey, but it’s a trip where you don’t know where you’re going or how you’re going to get there,” says Field. “The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery Program showed me the way.” […]

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Physicians' Clinic of Iowa–Hematology & Oncology on a breakthrough cancer therapy

Local Men Are Among First in Iowa to Receive Breakthrough Cancer Therapy

Men living with advanced prostate cancer now have an innovative treatment option new to Iowa, and now at Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa—Hematology & Oncology.

Courtesy Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa—Hematology & Oncology, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in the U.S. and the third most common cancer worldwide. […]

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Stewart's Caring Place: Cancer Wellness Center – LIVING WELL Magazine

There’s more to Cancer than Chemo & Surgery
How supportive care can help you cope
Courtesy Stewart’s Caring Place: Cancer Wellness Center, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine

Medical treatment for a cancer patient is only the beginning of a sometimes long journey. Dynamics of the cancer experience may include psychological, social, spiritual or physical factors. As the patient, caregiver, or loved one, it is common to feel overwhelmed.
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