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Keep that Smile! Know the Risks of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer.

April is National Oral, Head and Neck Awareness Month. Oral cancers are part of a group of cancers commonly referred to as head and neck cancers. Often, these types of cancers are discovered late in their development and have a low survival rate. Raising awareness through screenings provides an opportunity for early detection and treatment…

​Hope Comes in all Shapes and Sizes

Pain associated with cancer often occurs when a tumor presses on nerves or when cancer cells invade bones or organs. Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation or surgery can also cause pain. When you have something to alleviate the pain, you can start to focus on your life again.   The severity of pain ranges…

​Migraine, Migraine, Go Away

If you’ve ever experienced a migraine headache, you know it can be severe enough to interfere with sleep, work and everyday activities. The throbbing and pulsating pain of a migraine is usually associated with nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraines can last a few hours or even days and are crippling…

Rebooting Your Active Lifestyle

If you’re undergoing chemotherapy treatments, the last thing on your to do list is exercise, but it may be just what the doctor ordered for a healthier, more energetic road to recovery!   The goal of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments is to cure the cancer or keep it from spreading. Chemotherapy targets cells that…

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