Some of our Wellness for Life participants created a beautiful Jackson Pollack style painting while taking a painting class at BLOOM Collaborative.
Fatigue is one of the most common side effects of cancer, occurring during and years after treatment. An analysis of the research now concludes that exercise may help cancer survivors with fatigue during and after treatment, even more than pharmaceutical options.
A diagnosis of a life-threatening illness such as cancer is almost universally experienced as stressful. The negative effects of stress on psychological and health outcomes have received much attention.
The long-term effects of smoking can cause much more damage to multiple organs and bodily functions, in addition to lung cancer, which is often associated with this dangerous habit.
“Leukemia is an ambiguous word as it can mean many things,” says Dr. Rothman.
Jan M. Rothman, MD, Medical Oncologist/Hematologist and Director of the Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancer Clinic at the Regional Cancer Center in Erie, is co-author of an article recently presented at the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Denver, CO.
While lung cancer cases are decreasing, cancers in the head and neck appear to be increasing, but they are curable if caught early. Fortunately, most head and neck cancers produce early symptoms. You should know the potential warning signs so you can alert your doctor as soon as possible. Remembersuccessful treatment of head and neck cancer depends on early detection. Knowing and recognizing its signs can save your life.
We are pleased to announce that the Foundation for The Regional Cancer Center has been revitalized, dedicated to providing sophisticated cancer care in the Erie region.
Jenise Kaliszewski had been trying to get pregnant for less than a month when she first noticed a painful lump near her left armpit in June 2012.
Chances are you haven’t given much thought to what goes on at The Regional Cancer Center, unless you’ve needed cancer care. And when you or someone you love does, what goes on here may be all you think about.