Survivorship

7 Essential Things to Bring to Chemotherapy

Posted on: June 17, 2015

You can find many lists of recommended items to bring to chemotherapy treatment, but here is a list of essentials. At our infusion suite we try to meet all of your needs, not just the medical ones. We provide each patient with their own private area to receive treatment with adequate room for a family… read more

5 Cancer Support Resources We Love

Posted on: June 12, 2015

From the moment cancer touches your life, you know you’re going to need help. Whether you are a cancer survivor, family, a caregiver, or just a concerned friend… there is help available. From informational resources, support groups, and payment assistance to free wigs, house cleaners and rides to the doctor- there are people that are… read more

Benefits of Pilates for Breast Cancer Survivors

Posted on: May 7, 2015

By Shayna Jung, Community Outreach Coordinator  Looking for recovery techniques for Breast Cancer in Lafayette? What are the benefits of Pilates for breast cancer survivors? With fifteen years of teaching Pilates, you can imagine how many women Leslie Jerge has had contact with. What is surprising though, is the percentage of those women who are breast… read more

Look Good Feel Better

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Look Good Feel Better Look Good on Monday, April 20, 2015 10am-12pm   – Come and receive free instruction on coping with the appearance related side effects of your treatment. A licensed beauty professional will teach makeup, skin care tips and suggests for using wigs and headwear. A complimentary make-up kit will be provided. Hosted… read more

Dreams Come True for Those Battling Cancer

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Imagine if you will, being 58 years old and never having experienced “The Happiest Place on Earth.” When the Dream Foundation learned about this pancreatic cancer patient’s long time dream of going to Disneyland, they made his dream come true.

Walking Keeps Prostate Healthy

Posted on: September 2, 2014

We all know that if you want to improve your quality of life, you need to exercise more, eat healthy and maintain an ideal weight, right? Not surprising, new research suggests that exercise both before and after prostate cancer diagnosis can maximize your chances of longer survival.