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Fact Check: Breast Cancer and Nutritional Supplements

Fact Check: Breast Cancer and Nutritional Supplements

Wilmot researcher Luke Peppone, Ph.D., MPH,  shares insight on the role of nutritional supplements for women who have a history of breast cancer.

Yoga Can Benefit Both Body and Mind

Yoga Can Benefit Both Body and Mind

Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India, but modern research is finding it has many benefits for our health, even for people with cancer. UR Medicine’s Dr. Karen Mustian shares a few tips about yoga and how it may help people who have cancer and cancer survivors.

Scanxiety: Coping with Fear About Cancer Tests

Scanxiety: Coping with Fear About Cancer Tests

If you have cancer or are a cancer survivor, you’ll likely undergo tests to determine the effectiveness of your treatments or to learn if your cancer is in remission. Getting a scan can be stressful—evoking memories of treatment or fear of the unknown. Wilmot Cancer Institute oncologist Dr. Michelle Shayne answers questions and offers advice on managing scanxiety.

Becoming Flexitarian: 3 Tips for Eating Less Meat

Becoming Flexitarian: 3 Tips for Eating Less Meat

Eating a plant-based diet has many advantages, including reducing your risk for certain types of cancer. You don't have to eliminate all animal products from your diet to see benefits. Wilmot's registered dietitians Joanna Lipp and Sue Czap offer some tips on how to be flexitarian.

Multidisciplinary care: Preparing patients for treatment and beyond

Multidisciplinary care: Preparing patients for treatment and beyond

A multidisciplinary approach is central to Wilmot’s philosophy and part of what differentiates Wilmot from other providers in upstate New York. But multidisciplinary care is much more than just having a large team that works well together. It’s about scientific interaction, looking at the pros and cons of treatment decisions from all angles, holding each other to the highest standards possible, and considering the patient’s goals and preferences – particularly in cases where the cancer is very rare or very complex.