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HPV Vaccine Now May Be a Life-Saver Later

HPV Vaccine Now May Be a Life-Saver Later

Since the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was introduced in 2006, studies have shown a decrease in HPV infections among teenage girls. However, some parents are still reluctant to have their teens vaccinated. UR Medicine specialist Dr. Brent DuBeshter sheds light on the importance of the vaccine.

Caring for the Caregiver: Tips to Help Reduce Stress

Caring for the Caregiver: Tips to Help Reduce Stress

Caring for a person who has cancer or another serious illness can be extremely stressful. Wilmot Cancer Institute Social Worker Sandra Sabatka shares tips to help caregivers reduce their stress and take care of themselves while they tend to the needs of a loved one. 

A Day for Quitters: Great American Smokeout

A Day for Quitters: Great American Smokeout

Quit smoking—even for one day—and you will take an important step toward a healthier life, one that can reduce your risk for cancer as well as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout aims to encourage and support smokers in quitting.

Understanding Hospice: It’s About How You Live

Understanding Hospice: It’s About How You Live

Contrary to what many people think, hospice doesn’t mean that hope is lost. It does mean refocusing the goals of end-of-life care to support the best quality of life. UR Medicine Home Care’s Hospice Medical Director Dr. Thomas Caprio explains what hospice is, and why it’s about how you live.

Cancer: How Do I Tell My Kids?

Cancer: How Do I Tell My Kids?

One of the hardest parts of a cancer diagnosis can be breaking the news to children. Each family finds its own way, but help is there for those who need it. Wilmot Cancer Institute Social Worker Judy Zeeman-Golden shares advice on talking to kids about cancer.