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6 Ways to Communicate Better Communicate with Your Oncologist and Cancer Care Specialists

Effective cancer treatment requires excellent communication between the patient and their physician, so everyone understands what is happening and what to expect. The following tips will help you communicate better with your oncologist and cancer care team throughout your cancer journey.

Tips to Communicate Better with Your Oncologist and Cancer Care Specialists

Write down questions and concerns before your appointment.

Writing your questions down can help lower stress and anxiety, while ensuring you get the answers you need.

Bring a notebook, tape recorder or a friend with you.

To ensure that you fully understand all the information your oncologist and/or cancer care team provides, consider recording the conversation or taking notes to review later on. This will help give you the time you need to process complicated information and avoid repetitive conversations during future cancer appointments. Bring a family member or friend with you to appointments, so that they can help you remember information or provide a summary of what was discussed.

Ask where you can find additional information.

With so much information available about cancer on the Internet, it can be difficult to know what is true and what is false. Ask your cancer care team and/or oncologist to provide you with the most reliable resources so you can find the most accurate information possible.

Talk to your doctor about information you find.

As mentioned above, not all information found on the internet is reliable. Have open conversations with your doctor, so he/she can tell you if the information you find about the disease is accurate.

Don’t be afraid to speak up if you are confused.

A cancer diagnosis and treatment plan can be confusing, especially when new options like clinical trials come into play. Be sure to tell your oncologist if you don’t understand something and have him/her explain it again. At Comprehensive Cancer Centers, we want to make sure that you understand everything, so you are fully informed throughout your cancer journey. This will help facilitate a better relationship between doctor and patient.

Don’t be afraid to ask questions.

As cancer-fighting specialists, we know how important it is that patients fully understand their disease. Remember, there are no unintelligent questions when it comes to your health. We will answer any and all questions you have, so don’t be afraid to ask. Keep communication with your cancer care team and oncologists as open as possible. Ask the tough questions you have so they know what you are thinking and can help accordingly. Often times the answers will put you at ease.

At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, we are all on the same team fighting for you. It’s important for us to keep the lines of communication open at all times. Visit www.cccnevada.com to learn more about our dedication to fighting cancer, one patient at a time.

 

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Healthy Eating and Beating Cancer on the Go

Eating healthy while on the go can be a challenge for anyone. It’s easy to turn to fast food when you are short on time. But, there are other alternatives to eating healthy foods that fight cancer without having to spend a ton of time prepping or cooking.

Tips to Eating Healthy and Fighting Cancer on the Go

Eat Fresh Fruit and Veggies

Fruits and vegetables require no prep time and are ready to go with you anytime. Many of these types of foods are known to help fight cancer, too. Try this cancer-fighting list of fruits and veggies from the American Institute for Cancer Research when you are on the go:

  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Cranberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Dark leafy vegetables
  • Tomatoes
  • Grapes

Know Which Foods to Buy Conventional and Which Foods to Buy Organic

Eating organic is almost always healthier than eating conventional foods. Why? Residue from pesticides contaminate many conventional foods. When buying food on the go, know which conventionally made foods are okay to eat and which foods should be avoided

Organics.org provides a list of foods that contain the most pesticides and which contain the least:

The Dirty Dozen – foods with the most pesticides

  • Apples
  • Peaches
  • Nectarines
  • Strawberries
  • Grapes
  • Celery
  • Spinach
  • Sweet bell peppers
  • Cucumbers
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Snap peas (imported)
  • Potatoes

Clean Fifteen – food with the least pesticides

  • Avocados
  • Sweet corn
  • Pineapples
  • Cabbage
  • Sweet peas (frozen)
  • Onions
  • Asparagus
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Mangos
  • Papayas
  • Kiwi
  • Eggplant
  • Grapefruit
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cauliflower

It’s important to note, if you can’t buy organic, make sure you wash your fruits and veggies really well before eating.

Prep Quick Meals with Simple Ingredients

If you in a hurry, try to plan ahead of time and bring a few simple ingredients that can be created into a healthy meal any time of day. The following are a few quick, healthy meals from The American Cancer Society that you can try:

  • Top mini-bagels with peanut butter and a sliced apple.
  • Make quick-and-easy chili the night before and pack for lunch.
  • Top mixed greens with cheese, cherry tomatoes, penne and mix with a low-fat dressing.
  • Stuff whole-wheat tortillas with black beans, lettuce, salsa, and cheese. Add sour cream for extra flavor.

Utilize Grocery Store Strategies to Keep Your Cupboard Stocked with Healthy Foods

Eating healthy on the go starts with eating healthy while at home. Keeping your cupboard stocked with healthy foods will make it easier for you to bring healthy foods with you throughout your day.

Keep the following items stocked in your cupboard, and you will have quick and easy cancer-fighting foods you can eat in a hurry:

  • Soup
  • Fresh or canned vegetables
  • Fresh or frozen fruit
  • Canned or dried fruit
  • Applesauce
  • Canned tuna
  • Minced clams
  • Reduced fat cheese sticks
  • Eggs
  • Whole grain bread and bagel slices
  • Mixed salad including kale and asparagus
  • Whole-wheat crackers
  • Hummus
  • Quinoa
  • Mixed nuts
  • Healthy energy bars that are low in  sugar
  • Brown rice
  • Peanut butter

These are just a few of the many grocery store items you can buy to eat healthily and help fight cancer on the go. However, everyone’s preference for food is different. Eating cancer-fighting foods works better when you find a balance between what you like to eat and what you are supposed to eat. Be aware of what you put in your body and how it affects you while you are out and about during the day.
At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, we believe that fighting cancer begins with preventing cancer through healthy lifestyle choices, including eating foods that help fight cancer. Learn more about cancer prevention, cancer-fighting healthy recipes and other cancer-related blog topics by visiting our website.

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Where Can I Volunteer As a Cancer Survivor?

Many cancer survivors look for ways to raise awareness and give back to other patients going through treatment. The following are a few opportunities to volunteer for initiatives supporting cancer awareness in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Susan G. Komen Nevada

The Susan G. Komen organization has been raising awareness for breast cancer for many years. The organization hosts several events to raise awareness for breast cancer throughout the year. The biggest of these events is the Race for the Cure held every year in May.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is active throughout the United States, including Las Vegas. You can volunteer to help organize annual cancer awareness events, including Making Strides of Las Vegas and the Relay for Life. Sign up to participate, donate or volunteer at any of these events to show your support. Other cancer volunteer opportunities are local programs such as Coaches vs. Cancer, which is a national golf tournament held in Las Vegas in May.

Nevada Cancer Coalition

The Nevada Cancer Coalition is a non-profit organization that advocates for cancer prevention, screening, treatment, survivorship and access to care. Its goal is to bring together physicians and organizations to offer patients with information and local resources.

Purple Stride Las Vegas

PurpleStride is an annual cancer event hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Each year tens of thousands of people participate in their many events, including the 5k run and family walk at Town Square Las Vegas. There are many ways you can join this organization and raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. See their Las Vegas volunteer page here.

Las Vegas Free to Breathe Run/Walk

Free to Breath is a partner in lung cancer survival. This group raises awareness for lung cancer survival with an annual run/walk in Las Vegas. To be part of this event, you can become a sponsor, volunteer, donate or participate in the event.

Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

This non-profit organization, located here in Las Vegas, has provided services in Southern Nevada since 1993. Their goal is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families. They have a number of cancer volunteer opportunities available throughout the year, which include Camp Cartwheel, tutoring and education services and special event committees.

The Caring Place

The Caring Place, a program of Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, provides programs and services to support, educate and empower those who have or have had cancer, their family members, friends, and caregivers. Programs and services include support groups, massage therapy, guided imagery, Reiki, art classes, yoga, nutrition lectures and much more.

ORION Cancer Foundation

Another program of Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation is ORION Cancer Foundation. ORION provides financial assistance to cancer patients receiving treatment in Southern Nevada who are unable to afford the basics of daily living. The types of grant assistance include mortgage or rent payments, utilities, food, transportation, and other types of assistance evaluated upon request.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada

Candlelighters is a non-profit organization that provides support for families of children diagnosed with cancer. Two families founded the organization in 1979, each of whom had a child with cancer, and now serves approximately 125 families in Southern Nevada monthly. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities with Candlelighters, including helping in the office with phones and assisting with several events and toy and gift card drives throughout the year.

There are many other opportunities to support hard-working cancer awareness organizations in Las Vegas and throughout the country. While some organizations simply ask for a small donation, many others welcome active participation in their events and daily work.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada supports local and national cancer organizations that benefit the patients and residents of Southern Nevada. Visit our Community Support page to see all the organizations we work with. Our National Research Affiliations also help us to ensure cancer patients in Southern Nevada get the most progressive and effective treatment available. Learn more about how we fight for our patient’s lives every day and how you can get involved in helping raise cancer awareness in Southern Nevada.

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Cancer-Fighting foods – an infographic

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At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, our mission is to heal cancer patients with progressive treatment, compassionate care, and good lifestyle choices. View our Diet and Nutrition page to learn more about maintaining a healthy diet before, during and after cancer treatment.

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Cancer-Fighting Healthy Recipes to Try: Kale Salad with Quinoa

At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, our dedication to saving lives starts with a variety of preventative measures such as regular exercise and eating healthy, cancer-fighting foods.

The physicians and staff at Comprehensive Cancer Centers are determined to provide helpful information on cancer-fighting foods to eat so we’ve created a series of healthy recipes to try every month. This month’s cancer-fighting recipe includes kale, quinoa and roasted almonds—all super healthy foods that can help prevent cancer.

Kale Salad with Quinoa, Tangerines and Roasted Almonds: Cancer Fighting Recipe

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Kale and quinoa are known to have a variety of health benefits and offer a great source of protein and essential vitamins. Quinoa is a good source of vitamin B, manganese, vitamin E, fiber and other nutrients that are good for heart health and immune system health. Kale is a powerful antioxidant with vitamin C, beta-carotene and sulforaphane, which is known to reduce the risk of cancer.

 

Ingredients

2 c. dry quinoa

4 c. vegetable stock

1/4 c. whole roasted almonds

2 fresh tangerines

1 tbsp. olive oil

10 oz. fresh, chopped kale

1/2 tsp. salt and pepper mix

1 tbsp. tamari sauce

1 tsp. fresh, minced ginger root

1 tbsp. agave nectar

 

Directions

Rinse quinoa

Add to pot and bring to a boil

Lower heat and let cook for 15 minutes

Take off heat, cover and let stand for another five minutes

Chill and reserve

Cut almonds and separate tangerines

Combine all ingredients in large bowl

Mix and serve

 

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an award-winning oncology group and multidisciplinary practice, focuses on the patient first. Our diet and nutrition tips provide our patients and their families with important information on how to eat right before, during and after treatment.  Visit our website to learn more about Comprehensive Cancer Centers or call 702-952-3350 to schedule an appointment.  

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Life After Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases in the United States this year. Each one of us has likely been affected by cancer in some way. With all the recent advancements in research, we are seeing more and more patients surviving cancer and living long and healthy lives after a diagnosis and treatment.  

With nearly 14 million cancer survivors alive today in the United States and many more throughout the world, its safe to say that there IS life after cancer.

Life after Cancer

During cancer treatment, certain activities may be a bit challenging and sometimes need to be put on hold. Throughout the treatment process, your outlook on life might even change, so what you did prior to treatment might not be what you want to do after treatment.  . When your  treatment ends, how do you get back to your normal life? Or how do you move forward with your true passion?

For many, there is no going back to “normal life” before cancer. But just because your former life is no longer the same, doesn’t mean the future won’t just as bright. Now is the time to find your new life after cancer, one that could be very fulfilling.

Meet Susan:

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Susan Hilburger worked for 11 years as a computer engineer for PepsiCo in New York City. After leaving NYC, she moved to Las Vegas to work as a technical project manager for a large casino company.

Susan always maintained a healthy lifestyle with good nutrition and exercise. Her project manager position was stressful at times, but she accepted the stress as part of her job.

On Super Bowl Sunday 2011, Susan had a grand mal seizure. She was transported to the emergency room where they did a CAT scan and found a brain tumor on the left parietal side of her brain. Her diagnosis: glioblastoma (GBM) brain tumor. She was only 35 years-old.

She had surgery to remove the tumor and shortly thereafter, she started treatment with chemotherapy and radiation  at Comprehensive Cancer Centers if Nevada .

In May 2013, Susan’s treatments ended with her cancer in remission. In the fall of 2014, she married her husband Juan Carlos. On September 13, 2015, Susan delivered a beautiful and healthy baby girl named Gianna. Susan lovingly calls Gianna her “miracle baby” after enduring years of chemotherapy treatments and radiation. Delivering a child was one more way she beat the odds against cancer.

What’s also interesting about Susan’s story was her complete career change after treatment. Susan taught yoga in New York City for fun, but currently teaches yoga in Las Vegas as her profession. She receives great enjoyment and satisfaction by helping others, specifically cancer survivors. After her tumor diagnosis, she decided to focus her attention on yoga and nutrition. She received her certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition as a health coach and is a registered yoga instructor. She teaches at various yoga studios, gyms and corporations around the Las Vegas area. She inspires other cancer survivors throughout our community through the healing power of yoga.

Stories like Susan’s prove that there IS life after cancer. While it might not be what you were used to doing before, life after cancer can be as fulfilling, if not more. Visit our website at www.cccnevada.com to read more inspiring stories like Susan’s. To schedule an appointment, call 702-952-3350.

 

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Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

In most cases, those diagnosed with cancer will have to undergo some form of cancer treatment. Types of cancer treatment can include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical trials and more. The side effects of cancer treatment differ on the type of treatment patients receive and how their body responds. The following are examples from American Cancer Society of the most common side effects of cancer treatments with tips on how you can limit or manage each side effect.

Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Infection

One common side effect of cancer and cancer treatment is infection. Cancer naturally weakens the body’s immune system, which puts patients at greater risk of developing an infection. Certain types of cancer treatment also increase a patient’s risk of getting sick and more susceptible to germs.

Ways to fight infection:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water
  • Stay clean with personal hygiene
  • Avoid germs or people who are sick
  • Try not to get cuts or open wounds of any sort

Nausea and Vomiting

This is one of the most common side effects reported by cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment. While many people experience bouts of nausea during cancer treatment, several medications are offered to patients that help control these physical sensations. There are also home remedies or alternative cancer treatments for nausea. Cancer.org lists them here.

Ways to feel better:

  • Take anti-nausea medicine
  • Stay away from certain foods
  • Eat smaller meals throughout the day
  • Wait at least an hour after treatment before you eat or drink

Fatigue

Feelings of fatigue are among the most common side effects of cancer and cancer treatment. Certain medication you take during treatment may also make you feel weak and tired. Cancer takes a toll on the body, so patients may need more time to recover and heal than normal. Some people think it’s helpful to track their energy levels by writing down how they feel each day.

Ways to feel less tired:

  • Do less by prioritizing the most important activities
  • Ask others for help
  • Eat a well balanced diet and drink lots of water
  • Try to exercise regularly, even if it’s just a 15 to 30 minute walk
  • Take time to rest when you feel tired.

Anemia

Anemia refers to a condition where the body has lower red blood cells than normal. Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body. Not having enough red blood cells may result in feeling weak, tired, short of breath, dizzy, chest pain, fast heartbeat, pale skin and swelling of the hands or feet. The doctors and nurses at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada monitor your blood work on a regular basis and will give you an injection to stimulate the body to produce more red blood cells, if you are experiencing anemia.

Ways you can manage anemia:

  • Save your energy
  • Ask for help around the house, if needed
  • Balance rest with exercise
  • Sleep at least 8 hours every night
  • Drink 8 ounces of water a day
  • Eat a well balanced diet
    • High protein like meat, peanut butter, eggs, etc.
    • Iron rich foods: red meat, leafy greens, beans, etc.

These are just some of the side effects you might experience when going through treatment. It’s important to call your physician immediately if you notice:

  1. Temperature of 101 or greater with shaking or chills
  2. Greater than normal bruising of the skin
  3. Bleeding of nose or gums
  4. Blood in urine or stools
  5. Redness, swelling, tenderness, drainage or discharge from skin area
  6. Burning upon urination or frequent urination
  7. Uncontrolled nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  8. Any mouth soreness which interferes with eating
  9. Shortness of breath

At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, we strive to provide the best cancer treatment plan for each one of our patients. We also offer the support needed to manage the side effects that might come with cancer treatment. Learn more about us at www.cccnevada.com. To make an appointment, call 702-952-3350.

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Grocery Store Strategies for a Cancer Diet

Eating healthy can be a challenge when you don’t know what to buy or where to buy it. For those fighting cancer, eating healthy is a priority. The following are a few tips on picking out cancer-fighting foods at the grocery store and suggestions on where to find the best foods for your anti-cancer diet.

Grocery Strategies to Fight Cancer

Stick to the perimeter of the store where the food is the freshest.

Fresh foods like fruits and vegetables are usually located around the perimeter of the store. As you pick out your fresh foods, keep in mind that foods labeled “organic” or “non-GMO” are the healthiest and have the least amount of added chemicals. When fighting cancer or if you want to prevent cancer, it is recommended to buy non-GMO fruits and vegetables.  

Start shopping at a local farmer’s market.

If you want to stay as healthy as possible when picking out fresh fruits and vegetables, the local farmer’s market is another option. The anti-cancer foods you can find there are farmed locally, meaning they haven’t been touched by the commercial agriculture industry and have no added chemicals.

Avoid boxed foods.

Boxed foods usually have the most added preservatives and unhealthy ingredients. When you do need to buy a box or bag, or purchase any processed food, just remember to keep it simple. Buy cancer-fighting foods with the least amount of ingredients, and make sure the names of the ingredients are names you recognize as real food. The smaller amount of added ingredients, the better.

A Cancer diagnosis and treatment usually includes an array of lifestyle changes. Eating healthy is one of the most important changes you can make if you don’t already have a diet rich in fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Read tips to eating healthier with a cancer diagnosis to learn how to get started on a path of healthy eating for an anti-cancer diet. Find more helpful information on diet and nutrition here.

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, is a multidisciplinary practice offering medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, breast surgery and pulmonology services to patients in Nevada and from out of state. We participate in over 170 phase I, phase II and phase III clinical trials each year and have helped develop more than 60 FDA-approved cancer treatments. Our goal is to heal our cancer patients and offer them the support needed throughout the entire cancer treatment process. Learn more about us at www.cccnevada.com.  To schedule an appointment, call 702-952-3350

 

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Coping with Cancer at Work

Going to work sick is never easy. But going to work with cancer can be quite challenging. Balancing doctor appointments, check ups and treatment schedules with work deadlines can be difficult. Coping with the physical and emotional effects of cancer while also handling tasks at work, can make weekdays tough. So how can you make it through work when you have been diagnosed with cancer? For some, taking sick leave is the best option. For others, continuing to work can be a good distraction. And for some, continuing to work may be the only option.

Here are helpful tips to cope with cancer at work.

Sharing the News of Your Cancer Diagnosis

Sharing the news of your cancer diagnosis can be hard even with the people who are closest to you. Which is why, for some patients, they prefer not to say anything. For others, sharing your cancer diagnosis will be inevitable. In almost all cases, sharing the news with your boss is a must. Understanding how to present the news and anticipating normal questions will help you. Remember that you don’t need to get very specific about your condition; just the basic details are all that you need to share in the workplace. Common questions employers might ask when you share your cancer diagnosis include the following:

  • How long do you expect to be able to work?
  • Are you able to continue doing all of your job tasks?
  • Do you need to take time off right away, and how long?
  • What specific accommodations will you need?

Because each person and job is different, each answer to these questions will be unique to your situation. Depending on how physically active your work is, you may need to take off more time to recover or need other people to help you with certain job tasks. Just remember what is most important is your health.  Listen to your body and give yourself the proper rest it needs.

When sharing the news with others colleagues in your workplace, prepare yourself for all possible reactions. Some co-workers will respond to a cancer diagnosis better than others. Keep in mind that this is your diagnosis, and you have the right to present it to others they way you want or not at all, if you choose.

Work Choices

As you go through your cancer journey, career goals that you once had may change. Many patients find that work goals and career dreams may look totally different as they progress through cancer treatment. This is okay and can be life-changing for many. Let this new perspective on life guide you to the next path in your career and life. Susan Hilburger, cancer survivor and patient of Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, had a life-changing experience just like this. Read more about her story and drastic career change after her cancer diagnosis here.

Tips for Working During Cancer Treatment

Sometimes there is no other option, but to work during cancer treatment. This can be difficult as some days will inevitably be harder than others. The following are a few tips from American Cancer Society to keep you strong during work with a cancer diagnosis:

  • Plan chemo treatments towards the end of day and end of the week so you can give yourself more time to recover.
  • Explore working from home options. Your boss may be open to this idea, and there are many internet jobs available for those who need to work from home.
  • Take your time at home to rest so you can spend more energy at work. Let your family help you with daily household chores.
  • Unless there is a reason not to, tell your closest co-workers about your cancer diagnosis. They can provide support and might be able to help you with your workload.
  • Keep your boss up-to-date about your cancer treatment. Let him/her know when your cancer treatment appointments are and if/when you might need to take a few days to rest from a particularly difficult treatment.
  • Make a detailed list of your workload and job duties, so you can help others get the work done if you cannot do it alone.

At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, we want to provide you with the support you need before, during and after cancer treatment. Our award-winning multidisciplinary practice has been dedicated to providing the best cancer treatment possible for more than 40 years. Contact us to learn more about our patient resources and visit our website at www.cccnevada.com to learn more.  

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Four Ways You Can Help Yourself Get Through a Cancer Diagnosis

There are plenty of things not to do when diagnosed with cancer. Don’t suffer in silence. Don’t blame yourself. Don’t wait to get treatment. And don’t believe that cancer is a death sentence because it’s not. With 14 million cancer survivors alive today, there are more people living through a cancer diagnosis and treatment than ever before. The following are a few things you should do to help yourself get through a cancer diagnosis.

Ways You Can Help Yourself after a Cancer Diagnosis

Find and use a support system that works for you.

Whether you find self-help groups, spend more time with your family and loved ones, or use spiritual guidance to help you, there are many ways you can find the support you need during a cancer diagnosis. Don’t allow yourself to suffer in silence when there are people who can and will support you throughout your diagnosis and treatment.

Find a doctor that you trust.

While you go through your cancer journey, your doctor will be right there next to you, helping you make the best decision for your cancer treatment and overall health. This person should be someone whom you can be completely open with and be able to ask all the questions you need in order to fully understand your diagnosis. At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, our physicians and staff provide each of our patients the care, compassion, and support they need. We will spend all the time our patients need to help them fully understand their disease and provide them with the best treatment options available.

Take it one day at a time.

When diagnosed with cancer, you may not know what the future will hold. That’s why it is so important to take it one day at a time. Worrying won’t cure your cancer. It might even cause unnecessary stress, so try to take steps to alleviate your stress such as meditation or Reiki to help you relax. To make cancer feel less overwhelming try to remain calm and take it one day at a time.

Be pro-active about your health.

It is so important to take action as quickly as possible after a cancer diagnosis. Keep records of all your doctors, medications, dates of treatment, lab results, x-rays, scans, symptoms, side effects and more. Staying informed and being pro-active will help you feel more in control of the situation and will help get you through a cancer diagnosis.

No one is ever expecting to hear they have been diagnosed with cancer. But when you are faced with a cancer diagnosis, we these four steps will be useful and help you  to stay positive and feel better when facing the fight of your life.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of The US Oncology Network and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Centers, is an award-winning multidisciplinary practice dedicated to giving our patients everything they need in their fight against cancer. We participate in 170 active clinical trials each year and have helped develop more than 60 FDA-approved cancer treatments. Visit our website at www.cccnevada.com to learn more about our cancer treatments and patient resources to help you throughout your cancer journey.  

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