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Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month is observed in April to highlight the importance of early detection and prevention. Each year, thousands of Americans are diagnosed with cancer of the head and neck. Learn more about treatment options @UKMarkey.
https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/markey-cancer-center/cancer-types/head-neck-cancer

Caregiving for a loved one with #ColorectalCancer can be challenging, lonely, & hard on our physical & mental health. Join our weekly caregiver chat on Thursdays from 1-2 pm ET to speak with others who understand what you are going through. https://bit.ly/2NRTFqT

Combination Therapy as Alternative Approach to Renal Cell Carcinoma http://ow.ly/nMDN50z4wNw #kidneycancer #cancertreatment #saturdaythoughts via @DanaFarber

#Cancer doesn’t stop, so we won’t stop kick-starting bold new research. Did you know that #Amazon Smile will donate a small percentage to a #charity of your choice, without costing you a penny? We can’t fund cancer cures without you. 💛

For those coping with the death of a child from #ColorectalCancer, join others who understand what you are going through on our online Grief Chat for Parents. Moderated by parent volunteers. Monday nights from 7:30- 8:00 PM ET. To learn more visit: https://bit.ly/2NRTFqT

These days, celebrations are a bit harder, but today's #SurvivorSaturday goes out to Alison, who just found out that she is #breastcancer free! Her family made sure to make this day special for her, even bringing the bell to her. Congrats Alison! 👏🔔

🔬Relying on science to help us make decisions is more critical than ever. Tune in Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:30 pm for our new online scientific lecture series #MSKScienceSpotlight, featuring leaders in basic and translational biomedical science. https://www.mskcc.org/sciencespotlight (1/2)

As people in Iowa
and other states in the Midwest
run around Walmart
getting plants
we wish they would think about
the dandelions
that will soon grow &
spread in their yard &
realize it’s best
to stay safe at home &
use delivery services to provide services like these!

Liquid #Biopsy as Effective Predictor of Stage III #Melanoma Relapse http://ow.ly/aleu50yY5Ca #cancer #cancertreatment #saturdaythoughts

When – and exactly how – should you be washing your hands to reduce spread of #COVID19?

Watch to learn tips for good hand hygiene from our @CLeShortMD. #endcancer

Vaccines, screenings, and healthy choices can help you prevent cancer. Learn more this #NationalCancerControlMonth: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/prevention/index.htm

“You could potentially manufacture multiple doses of these cells … to treat multiple patients,” says our @lab_rezvani to @TheScientistLLC of one of the advantages of #CARNK cell therapy: https://bit.ly/2xKg43m

Watch to learn more about this new #immunotherapy. #endcancer

We know this time is especially challenging for those in treatment and their caregivers. Guidance for #COVID19 will change rapidly in the next few weeks. Visit the link for a few resources from #StandUpToCancer to support you while you navigate this at http://StandUpToCancer.org/COVID19.

Cancer survivor or patient? Working remotely? Educating children at home? Survivor Scott Peterson shares his words of wisdom and encouragement on how he balances his new and challenging roles during the time of #coronavirus >> https://bit.ly/3dUdLv9

As a reminder, here’s our information about #COVID19 for people with cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/contact/emergency-preparedness/coronavirus #coronavirus

“This kind of planning and preparation speaks to our mission as the state’s largest healthcare provider and our responsibility to meet the critical-care needs of Kentucky. This is who we are. This is what we do.” -Dr. Mark Newman

http://uknow.uky.edu/uk-healthcare/uk-healthcare-construct-field-hospital-handle-potential-surge-covid-19-patients?fbclid=IwAR3cCNCiDgkHffZ8F_3fFi7hODsyXNDQo1YhRqXYMFyopXaGf2RRNUYAyt0

Why Is #ColonCancer More Deadly in Pediatric & Young Adults? http://ow.ly/7o6250z3Qxc #cancer #childhealth #cancerawareness via @MDAndersonNews

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