Covenant Cancer Care Center
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4/20/2020
If you pay attention to health and medical news, it may seem like nearly everything you do can cause cancer. But here’s the good news: there are many things you can do to help prevent cancer, too. A few lifestyle changes can make a big difference in your cancer risk. Since cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States (heart disease is #1), changing is worth the effort. Change #1: Stop smoking. If you currently smoke, quitting is the #1 change you can make to prevent cancer. Nine out ...
12/8/2015
Guest Author: Covenant Cancer Care Center “You have cancer.” These are the words no one wants to hear a doctor speak to them. Those three words can fill you with all kinds of emotions: fear, confusion, helplessness, anxiety and stress. As the cancer leaders in the Great Lakes Bay Region, we treat more cancer patients than any other hospital in the area, so we can help guide you along your journey. And one of the most important tools, other than having the right team on your side, is knowledge. If you or...
2/14/2018
You’re watching your favorite medical drama. A middle-aged man staggers into the emergency room, clutching his chest. You know what that means: heart attack. While it’s true that chest pain is a classic symptom of a heart attack, especially in men,. not everyone who has a heart attack feels chest pain. Both women and the elderly are more likely to experience lesser-known heart attack symptoms, such as: • Shortness of breath • A general feeling of weakness • Indigestion, nausea or vomiting • Dizziness • ...