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Why Specialist Physicians Should Consider Remote Care

By Rose Jackson Image via Pexels When the Covid-19 virus first spread through the world, the immediate answer was to lock down and prevent people from leaving their homes to stop the spread of the virus. However, this also presented a problem – especially for those needing regular health check-ups. This was remedied by physicians…

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When You’re Caring for a Loved One with Cancer

By Janet CampbellImage via Pixabay Whether you’re caring for a sick child or for an aging parent, being the caregiver of a cancer patient is both emotionally and physically fatiguing. And if you’re the main or sole caregiver, the toll is even greater as you may have to quit your job and deal with the…

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10 Thoughtful Ways to Help a Friend with Cancer

By Janet Campbell No one wants to see someone they love suffering. When a friend is going through treatment for cancer, it’s natural to want to help. At the same time, you’re likely worried about well-intended help becoming an intrusion. Where’s the middle ground?   Here are our best suggestions for helping a loved one…

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Going Beyond Just a “Chat with Jayla” Barnes

By Linda Borgstede Is it experience or genetics that allow Jayla Barnes to love a job that most people would find most difficult?   Jayla Barnes is a palliative nurse practitioner working with patients in palliative care and Community Hospice.  She serves on the board of the Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation.   She spent…

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Spencer is an Exercise Specialist Who Knows the Challenges Facing Cancer Patients

By Linda Borgstede Observation and a studied approach have led Jenny Spencer to her special calling. She was in nursing school when she first stepped into the world of the “cancer population.” “I fell in love with the oncology patients who were so brave, strong and undeserving.”  She became a certified oncology nurse working with…

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Getting to Know our Nutritionist

By Linda Borgstede By the time Lori Bumbaco received her public health degree from Stockton College in 2000, she knew her passion went much beyond that.     “Nutrition is what I wanted to pursue,” she found, but her adviser discouraged her. “But she didn’t stop me.   “People with chronic diseases deserve a better…

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