Helping cancer patients in Yakima

The gift of hope.  Your gifts provide for nutritionists specializing in helping cancer patients through side effects of their illness and treatment , just one of many complementary therapies for cancer patients and their families to live the best life they can during and after treatment.  The patient emergency fund helps alleviate some of the Read more about Helping cancer patients in Yakima[…]

#GivingTuesday – It’s Not a Matter of ‘If’… It’s a Matter of “When”

If cancer has not touched your life already, it will one day. Whether it be through a personal diagnosis, or the diagnosis of a loved one – cancer makes its mark on everyone. It’s not a matter of “if”… it’s a matter of “when.” Meet Jill… she is a cancer survivor. She found hope and Read more about #GivingTuesday – It’s Not a Matter of ‘If’… It’s a Matter of “When”[…]

#GivingTuesday – It’s Not a Matter of ‘If’… It’s a Matter of “When”

If cancer has not touched your life already, it will one day. Whether it be through a personal diagnosis, or the diagnosis of a loved one – cancer makes its mark on everyone. It’s not a matter of “if”… it’s a matter of “when.” Meet Jill… she is a cancer survivor. She found hope and Read more about #GivingTuesday – It’s Not a Matter of ‘If’… It’s a Matter of “When”[…]

Preview Screening of: The Emperor of All Maladies

This three-part, six-hour major television event is presented by preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman. Airing March 30-April 1 on KCTS 9, the film is based on the Pulitzer prize-winning book, “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD. Learn more about the film Read more about Preview Screening of: The Emperor of All Maladies[…]

Aspirin and cancer prevention: A new job for an old remedy

Aug. 22, 2014—New research suggests that taking an aspirin a day could keep cancer away. But that doesn’t mean you should rush to the drugstore and stock up. Taking an aspirin a day for at least five years may indeed lower the risk for certain cancers, according to a review of current data published in Annals Read more about Aspirin and cancer prevention: A new job for an old remedy[…]

Cyclists: Scary study about prostate cancer deserves a closer reading

Aug. 5, 2014—A British study about bike riding and prostate cancer may have you thinking one leads to the other. However, researchers don’t yet know if that’s the case. The study appeared in the Journal of Men’s Health, and if you heard about it, you might be concerned. However, you might not have heard about Read more about Cyclists: Scary study about prostate cancer deserves a closer reading[…]

Cancer: Care For The Caregiver

We know that a cancer diagnosis is life-changing—not only for the person with cancer, but also for the loved ones in that person’s life. Today’s show is all about caregivers and the FOCUS program, a unique collaboration between University of Michigan researchers and the Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor. Host Kim Thiboldeaux is Read more about Cancer: Care For The Caregiver[…]