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Posted: Sep 18, 2018

Ask An Expert: Prostate Cancer

With SMH Urologist Daniel Kaplon, MD

In this "Ask An Expert," Sarasota Memorial Urologist Daniel Kaplon, MD, weighs in on some frequently asked questions about prostate cancer, the second most common cancer among men.

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Posted: Aug 20, 2018

‘I have cancer. Now what?’

Written by Oncology Nurse Navigator Kristi Stetson

Learning that you have cancer is overwhelming. The days and weeks that follow are filled with uncertainty and mind-boggling amounts of information for you and your loved ones. Here, an SMH cancer navigation specialist offers suggestions to help guide you and your loved ones through the cancer journey.

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Posted: Jul 24, 2018

Surviving Cancer: What's Next?

Written by SMH Rehabilitation Services Laura Magnusson

Cancer treatment can be life-saving and life-changing, often having a long-lasting impact on your body and your sense of self. So how do you rebuild your life and your quality of life after cancer? Where do you start?

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Posted: Jul 6, 2018

Eat Right to Fight Disease

Written by SMH Registered Dietitian Laura McLeroy

Safeguarding your health begins with eating well and being physically active. While many foods can help prevent disease, others increase your risk of developing diseases like diabetes and cancer. SMH Registered Dietitian Laura McLeroy offers tips for eating to meet your health needs—whether you’re aiming to prevent disease, in active cancer treatment or recovering from treatment.

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Posted: Jun 26, 2018

Learning to Live Well with Cancer

Written by SMH Oncology Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein

The cancer journey is a rollercoaster, physically and emotionallyWith the right support and resources, people can and do live well with cancer. Here, an SMH oncology-certified counselor offers a few strategies for coping with cancer.
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