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Vocal Cord Cancer Survivor Receives Recognition for Supporting Other Survivors

Vocal Cord Cancer Survivor Receives Recognition for Supporting Other Survivors

Diagnosed with vocal cord cancer in 2011, Bob Crum immediately started attending meetings with SPOHNC-Rochester, a support group for patients with oral, head and neck cancers. He instantly fit right in, benefitting from the group but also helping others. 

What It’s Like to be a Cancer Patient in the Holiday Season

What It’s Like to be a Cancer Patient in the Holiday Season

And how can friends and loved ones avoid making things awkward?

No Meat, Dairy, Added Sugar, or Processed Foods: Will it Help Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients?

No Meat, Dairy, Added Sugar, or Processed Foods: Will it Help Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients?

Thomas Campbell, M.D., a worldwide bestselling author and authority on nutrition and a family physician at the University of Rochester Medical Center, is conducting an eight-week pilot study among women with stage 4 breast cancer. We sat down with him to talk food, psychology, and what people with breast cancer can do to improve their eating habits. 

Sugar and Cancer: Wilmot Registered Dietitians Weigh In on What You Should Know

Sugar and Cancer: Wilmot Registered Dietitians Weigh In on What You Should Know

Sugar. It’s a topic that often comes up when discussing diet, particularly for those concerned about cancer. Some may wonder about the impact of eliminating sugar when it comes to cancer risk, but unfortunately, it’s not a simple answer because healthy cells need sugar to make energy. Wilmot’s registered dietitians, Sue Czap and Melissa Zahn, help explain the relationship between sugar and cancer.