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Posts tagged with “oncology”

Clinical Trial: HER2+ Breast Cancer ROCHE WO42633

Posted on May 11, 2022 in Blog

This blog was written using content provided by Jessica Severt, RN, BSN, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Around 14% of new breast cancer diagnoses are categorized as HER2-positive which is generally associated with more aggressive cancer1. HER2-positive means an overexpression (too much) of the HER2 protein is found in the breast tumor […]


Evaluating the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Posted on April 7, 2022 in Blog

Content created based on a presentation by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD “A growing body of research suggests that inflammation increases the risk of many chronic diseases, including some types of cancer. Learn the foods that may contribute to or help relieve inflammation.” Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, gave this presentation to […]


Colorectal Cancer: Risks and Awareness

Posted on March 14, 2022 in Blog

Content provided by Alora Terry, MS, CGC, at TCSC March is colorectal cancer awareness month. With 1 in 23 to 25 Americans (approximately 4%) developing colorectal cancer at some point in their life, an understanding of prevention and detection can be life-saving information. Cancer Screenings Colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention and detection often take the form […]


Thompson’s Experts: Mentoring the Future of Cancer Care

Posted on February 21, 2022 in Blog

The Thompson Cancer Survival Center team’s mission to put patients first and strive to consistently achieve excellence can be witnessed daily in the teams’ interactions caring for patients. Thompson also demonstrates this mission in ways that may not be as obvious, such as supporting and investing in a robust Clinical Research program, acquiring and maintaining […]


Goals and Cancer

Posted on January 25, 2022 in Blog

Content created with input from Jessica Antal, MSSW, LCSW One of the less often discussed ways patients with cancer can be affected by their diagnosis is in their perspectives of the future. Envisioning the Future It may be difficult for patients who are in the midst of their cancer journey to see past their immediate […]


Nurse Navigators: Expertise Confirmed

Posted on January 14, 2022 in Blog

Thompson’s Nurse Navigators Achieve Excellence In 2021, several Thompson Cancer Survival Center (TCSC) nurse navigators obtained additional nursing certifications. Some earned the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators AONN+ Oncology Nurse Navigator- Certified Generalist certification. Others earned the certification as Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN), and some added both to their lists of credentials. We […]


Genetic Counseling vs. 23andMe: What’s the difference?

Posted on December 29, 2021 in Blog

Before you order that at-home genetic testing kit… Content authored by: Ann Faulkner, Licensed Genetic Counselor, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Genetic testing is more accessible than ever with the advent of direct-to-consumer testing like 23andMe. But what are the benefits of seeing a genetic counselor rather than ordering the test yourself? Direct-to-consumer (DTC) companies such […]


Myth-busting: Your Diet and Cancer

Posted on December 20, 2021 in Blog

This content authored by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, Clinical Dietitian Is that true? When people in or even outside of our inner circle hear that we or someone we care about are sick with cancer, they tend to respond in a few different ways… some offer us a hug, some don’t know what to say, […]