Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers Needed!

Are you a person who freely chooses to serve others in your community and believes that individual involvement truly makes a difference? At the Reynolds Cancer Support House, volunteers are welcomed as a significant part of the team, working with staff to provide...
Cancer Demystified: Cancer Can Be Emotionally Valuable

Cancer Demystified: Cancer Can Be Emotionally Valuable

How can cancer be emotionally valuable? You have survived the roller coaster ride of not knowing what the lump or shadow is. You have made it through the waiting for the X-ray reports, scheduling of a biopsy and waiting for those results. You have been through the...
Cancer Demystified: Still A Long Way To Go With Lung Cancer

Cancer Demystified: Still A Long Way To Go With Lung Cancer

You have been coughing most of your adult life. You’ve smoked since you were 18. It seemed like the thing to do at the time. But now your cough has changed. You’ve even coughed up blood. The treatment for pneumonia doesn’t seem to have helped at all. You are still...
Sparks Announces Breakthrough Treatment for Some Cancer Patients

Sparks Announces Breakthrough Treatment for Some Cancer Patients

It’s called radiofrequency ablation, a procedure during which heated radiofrequency energy is injected directly into spinal tumors, selectively destroying nerves that carry pain impulses. The radiofrequency energy is created by a special generator and delivered with...
Cancer Demystified: Is a PSA Test Necessary?

Cancer Demystified: Is a PSA Test Necessary?

You sit anxiously in your doctor’s office. The waiting room is full. Your nerves are on edge as you think about the upcoming exam. You are here for what will amount to your first check ever for screening — screening for prostate cancer. You try to get your thoughts...
For Women Only: Cancer Symptoms You’re Most Likely to Ignore

For Women Only: Cancer Symptoms You’re Most Likely to Ignore

Routine tests like pap smears and mammograms are important, but don’t rely on tests alone to protect you from cancer. It’s just as important to listen to your body and notice anything that’s different, odd, or unexplainable. Although many of these symptoms could be...