• Smoothies can provide a vast array of much-needed nutrients for individuals undergoing cancer treatment, especially for those with mouth or throat pain, difficulty chewing or swallowing, nausea, fatigue, or unintentional weight loss. To simplify the endless combinations of ingredients, try choosing at least 1 item......

  • Men’s Health Month is an opportunity to encourage men and boys in our lives to take charge of their health! For many reasons – embarrassment, inconvenience, or even just the stigma around “complaining” about medical issues – men are much less likely to take care......

  • When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to stay adequately nourished in order to avoid malnutrition. In our current public health challenge created by COVID-19, it may become necessary for cancer patients to isolate at home between cancer care appointments. Stocking up on nutritious foods is......

  • A cancer diagnosis is life-changing; treatment suppresses the immune system which can make patients more vulnerable to infections. With the current pandemic, COVID-19, many are asking if they should start or continue cancer treatment. COVID-19 risks are evaluated on a case by case basis. If......

  • The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ that is under the liver. Functions of the gallbladder include concentrating and storing bile. Bile helps digest fats in food as they pass through the small intestine. Gallbladder cancer is hard to diagnose due to the location of......

  • More than 12% of the US population will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. While the thyroid gland is small, it produces a hormone that influences every cell, tissue, and organ in the body. What you should know about thyroid cancer: Thyroid cancer affects......