healthy living

September 19, 2017
Stacy Martin, RN, BSN, CIC

Are You Prepared for Flu Season?

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The flu can cause serious problems for people with cancer. Protect yourself with an annual flu shot.

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February 9, 2016
Carol Michaels, MBA, ACE, ACSM

Balance Exercises After Cancer Treatment

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A good exercise program can help reduce the side effects of surgery and treatments. Exercise expert, Carol Michaels, gives practical advice for balance and strength after cancer treatment.

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October 1, 2015
Julie Longlet, ASCO staff

5 Things to Know About the Flu

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With flu season around the corner, here are 5 tips to help you lower your risk of being sick.

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September 1, 2015
Lineagotica and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

Preventing Food Poisoning During and After Treatment

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Cancer and cancer treatments often weaken the immune system, making it harder for the body to protect itself from foodborne illness. So how can you stay food safe? This infographic produced by Lineagotica and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service can help.

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July 21, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

10 Tips for Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

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Skin cancer is the most common, and most preventable, type of cancer. So how can you protect you and your family? Here are 10 tips to keep in mind as you finish out the summer.

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July 2, 2015
Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD

BBQ+A: Your Guide to a Food Safe Summer

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The bacteria that cause food poisoning love summer cookouts. So, it is important to keep food safety in mind, especially for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service provide tips on making your barbeques and picnics food safe this summer.

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