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Support for Cancer Caregivers

March 25, 2019 | By swarren

WHO ARE CAREGIVERS? It can be extremely hard to face a mesothelioma diagnosis alone. Fortunately, many patients facing a cancer diagnosis can lean on their friends and family members. These supporters are able to provide emotional support as well as practical care during the treatment process. Supporters in this role are also known as caregivers, […]

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The Link Between Asbestos and Lung Cancer

December 3, 2018 | By swarren

LUNG CANCER AND ASBESTOS Asbestos is most commonly linked to mesothelioma, an aggressive disease.  However, the mineral is also linked to a variety of other lung diseases. Exposure to asbestos can cause asbestosis, pleural scarring, and an increased risk of lung cancer. Smoking remains the number one cause of lung cancer in American adults, but […]

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Reiki Energy Treatment Helps Cancer Patients Heal

July 24, 2018 | By swarren

Now more than ever, people all over the country are turning to holistic practices to supplement more traditional medical treatments. The benefits of these practices are far-reaching, and often make traditional methods more effective by strengthening the body’s natural defenses. For cancer patients, alternative therapies like meditation and mindfulness practices can help ease the treatment […]

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Massage Therapy Offers Relief to Cancer Patients

June 12, 2018 | By swarren

These days, a more holistic approach to health and wellbeing is on the rise. Complementary and alternative medicine is growing increasingly popular, with methods like herbal treatment, Reiki energy therapy, and acupuncture reaching a growing audience. Patients want to manage their health with the big picture in mind, rather than simply addressing symptoms. In the […]

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