Apple A Day Wellness Blog


5 Surprising Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Getting Cancer

February 17, 2017

You probably already know that you can reduce your risk of getting cancer by eating healthy, exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, getting plenty of sleep, and eliminating tobacco, but these lesser known cancer prevention tips may surprise you.

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Innovative One-Step Chemotherapy Treatment Now Available in Southwest Florida

January 12, 2017

A new chemotherapy treatment that is applied during surgery is now available in Southwest Florida. Called Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC), the treatment is a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment designed to remove cancer cells from the abdominal area during surgery.

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Our Delmarva, Maryland Team Won the "Best Campsite" Award from the Worcester County Relay for Life

July 01, 2016

Our treatment team in Delmarva, Maryland won the "Best Campsite" award from the American Cancer Society at the Worcester County Relay for Life. The team won the award because of their presentation of the team, their table and fundraising efforts during the event where they sold baked goods.

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Bold & Beautiful – Wigs for Cancer, recognizes Dr. Patrick Francke and Carolina Regional Cancer Center

May 26, 2016

Marlisa Small, Founder and Director of Bold & Beautiful – Wigs for Cancer, recognizes Dr. Patrick Francke and Carolina Regional Cancer Center for their sponsorship and participation in the 2015 Annual Fundraising Event.

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Testicular Cancer Self-Exam

April 25, 2016

An estimated 8,700 cases of testicular cancer will be diagnosed this year. The average age of diagnosis is 33, but it is may be diagnosed in children, teenagers and men over the age of 55. Testicular cancers can be found at an early stage if men recognize symptoms and seek medical attention. Unfortunately, the symptoms often go unnoticed until after the cancer has spread.

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Living with Stomach Cancer

Cervical Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

January 25, 2016

This year, an estimated 12,900 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and 4,100 patients will die from the disease. Physicians agree that the key to beating cervical cancer is prevention and early detection. In fact, when detected early, it is one of the most successfully treatable cancers.

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Cervical Cancer Symptoms Women Should Not Ignore

January 07, 2016

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women worldwide. This year, 12,900 American women will be diagnosed, and 4,100 women will die from the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. As part of January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, 21st Century Oncology wants to raise awareness about this often silent but deadly disease. As with all cancers, prevention and early detection is key to successful treatment.

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Holiday Traditions

December 21, 2015

Thanks to all the employees who participated in this year's Holiday Gift Basket Auction which raised over $4,000 for the 21st Century C.A.R.E. Foundation!

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American Cancer Society's Relay for Life,
New Jersey

July 21, 2015

Congratulations to the staff of our New Jersey offices who helped raise $10,000 for American Cancer Society's Relay for Life!

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Breast Cancer Run Raises Over $13,000 for Local Cancer Patients

May 14, 2015

Carolina Regional Cancer Center participated in the annual BFF (Breast Friends Forever) Pink Ribbon Run and Expo in North Myrtle Beach on March 6 - 7, 2015. More than 900 runners participated and over $13,000 was raised to benefit nonprofit organizations Caring In Our Lifetime and 21st Century C.A.R.E.

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Dr. Ahamad speaks at "The Pearls and Myths of Cancer," a Q&A Session at Queens College, Barbados

May 07, 2015

Our Board Certified, Miami-based Radiation Oncologist Dr. Anesa Ahamad was featured in The Barbados Advocate regarding an informative session at Queen's College for Barbadians battling cancer.

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Jacksonville Doctor Recognized as “Doctor of the Day” by Florida Senate

May 01, 2015

The Florida Senate named Dr. Yan Makeyev of 21st Century Oncology Jacksonville “Doctor of the Day” on March 30, 2015.

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