Ivie had always been healthy and energetic. So when she started to feel run down she knew something was wrong. Ivie was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer.
Research shows a sharp increase in colorectal cancer in younger adults. Dr. Steve Akman, medical director of Roper St. Francis Cancer Care discusses the findings and local trends.
Peter, a teacher, was newly married and just closed on his house when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Watch how Roper St. Francis helped him beat his cancer and start a family.
… to Help Fight Cancer Amidst fall colors of pumpkin orange, goldenrod gold and apple red, October is, of course, the pink month. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, pink gets plenty of play, via ribbons, billboards, football stadiums, milk cartons and who-knows-what.
Seven years into my journey with prostate cancer my oncologist walked into the examination room and said, “Ken, treatment for prostate cancer has changed.” Really? When?
In all reality, Jerome Riehl should feel tired most days. His job on Parris Island training recruits is extremely physical, and he is the father of six young children. But, late in 2012, he noticed he was bruising easily and exhausted following his normal runs.
Cancer patients are accustomed to the roller coaster ride known as treatment. One day you’re up, the next you’re down. We have, therefore, come to take all news — good and bad — with the proverbial grain of salt. This week I got good news.