30 09, 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By |2019-09-30T12:30:01-07:00September 30th, 2019|

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While the date is a reminder, it’s important that you and your loved ones remain vigilant all year round in performing self-exams and undergoing regular testing. Early diagnosis and intervention save lives. And, while it appears that more and more women are aware of this, the news [...]

1 11, 2013

Watch Out for Skin Cancer

By |2014-09-09T18:38:31-07:00November 1st, 2013|

[resized_image width="240" height="160" image="https://comfortcaregivers.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Pictures-grass-sunrise.jpg" lightbox="no"]“Don’t go out in the sun until you put on suntan lotion.” Most of us have heard this from the time we were small children. Yet, the high incidence of skin cancer is a direct result of the failure of many to abide this warning. More than 76,000 Americans are annually [...]

4 05, 2012

Cancer Treatment for Seniors and Elderly is Different

By |2014-09-10T10:00:26-07:00May 4th, 2012|

[resized_image width="300" height="175" image="https://comfortcaregivers.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/care1-300x175.jpg"  lightbox="no"] Recent research shows many older cancer patients can tolerate more aggressive cancer treatment than they have typically received in the past. Still, the demands in treating an 80- or 90-year-old with cancer are often different. "The common thought used to be that it wasn't worth treating cancer in older patients; [...]

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