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Learning to Value the Important Things in Life

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We often find ourselves wrapped up in the little things—all the while forgetting to take time to appreciate what truly adds richness to our lives. When we slow down and enjoy the beauty in our world, we come to realize what truly brings us joy. The things that fill our lives with bliss are not […]

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Thanksgiving Recipes that Contain Cancer Fighting Superfoods (Part 3)

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Broccoli, tomatoes and garlic are full nutrients that help your body eliminate cancer cells. Here are three more cancer fighting superfoods with delicious recipes to add to your Thanksgiving menu. Broccoli Broccoli is one of many cruciferous vegetables, all of which have cancer fighting properties. Broccoli in particular has a lot of sulforaphane, a compound […]

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Thanksgiving Recipes that Contain Cancer Fighting Superfoods (Part 2)

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Here are two more cancer fighting superfoods with delicious recipes to add to your Thanksgiving menu. Pomegranate Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants, and studies have shown it may slow the growth of breast and prostate cancer cells. The pomegranate fruit prevents breast cancers from growing because of six compounds, urolithin B (UB) urolithin A […]

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The Dangers of Tobacco – Who Will You Quit For?

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Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) is partnering with the American Cancer Society to take a proactive effort in raising awareness about lung cancer and related diseases as well as to encouraging Southern Nevadans to make healthy, lasting lifestyle choices. During the month of November, CCCN is providing tobacco drop-off bins at six of its […]

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Thanksgiving Recipes that Contain Cancer Fighting Superfoods (Part 1)

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and so are all of your favorite holiday treats. This season, add a cancer fighting twist to your meal plan by incorporating these superfoods into your favorite dishes. Mushrooms Mushrooms contain phytochemicals that can block an enzyme called aromatase. This enzyme produces an overflow of estrogen, which can promote […]

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Resources for Breast Cancer Patients in Las Vegas

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month helps shine a light on a disease that impacts roughly 1 in 8 U.S. women each year. With a variety of support groups, programs and counseling services available to Southern Nevada residents, breast cancer patients and their caregivers have many resources available in their local community. Main photo courtesy of Darks […]

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Reduce Breast Cancer Risk with Exercise and a Healthy Lifestyle

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Recent studies suggest that daily exercise and maintaining a healthy lifestyle helps lower the risk of breast cancer by 12 percent. Exercise is Key Researchers in France have found that regular exercise can reduce the risk of breast cancer. Regardless of the type of exercise, age or weight, studies have shown that an hour a […]

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Tips for Making Chemotherapy a Little Easier

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Chemotherapy can be a necessary part of the cancer treatment process. It’s important to understand the procedure and prepare for it in advance. Here are some tips to help you prepare for treatment. Photo courtesy of Vance Shtraikh What is Chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is part of a standardized regimen to treat cancer with drugs or medication. […]

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Understanding Ovarian Cancer

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While ovarian cancer may not be as well known as other cancers, it is still a serious illness that affects thousands of women. According to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, approximately 21,980 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2014. To understand and decrease your chances of developing the disease, it is important to know […]

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

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As the biggest gland in your neck, your thyroid has one huge responsibility — regulating your metabolism. Although you might be familiar with certain thyroid disorders, which can be treated by medication, you might not know that it is also susceptible to cancer. For this reason, the month of September is recognized as Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, […]

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