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Local Support Groups

There are several options for support groups in the Charleston area. If you ever need additional help please contact Ashley Johnson, Patient Wellness Navigator at 843-577-6957 ext 216 for more information. Below is a list of the popular ones around the area: Caregivers Support Group Date: The third Tuesday of each month Time: 6:00pm – [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Comments Off on Local Support Groups

National Cancer Survivors Month

June is National Cancer Survivors Month! Specifically Sunday June 3rd is National Cancer Survivors Day!! National Cancer Survivors Day is a CELEBRATION for those who have survived, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of SUPPORT for families, and an OUTREACH to the community. Take pictures of you and your family out doing something [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Comments Off on National Cancer Survivors Month

CHOA Updates

CHOA UPDATES! Right Now we have some exciting job opportunities open at CHOA!! Click on the link below to find out more about them for you or a friend. https://www.indeedjobs.com/charleston-hematology-oncology-associates/_hl/en_US Also for any future updates we also have: A Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CHOASC/ A Twitter page: @CHOASC1 Please check those often for job opportunities, oncology news, and [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Comments Off on CHOA Updates

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can be quite the pest while trying to enjoy some nice weather or a cookout on the back porch. Here are 10 Tips to keep you Mosquito Free this Summer! 1. Pick the right repellent A topical insect repellent, especially one that contains diethyltoluamide (DEET) or picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus, will provide [...]

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Comments Off on Mosquitoes

Summer Is Coming

The weather is heating up here in Charleston and as you know some precautions should be made if you are undergoing Chemotherapy. Patients undergoing treatment are more susceptible to heat related problems than the average person. Make every effort to stay cool, and understand that the combination of sunlight, heat, and medications may cause photo [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Comments Off on Summer Is Coming

April Cancer Awareness

April has several diagnoses for its awareness month. We have Oral, Head and Neck, Esophageal, and Testicular Cancer. Here are some facts on all 3 to be aware of! Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Cancer Facts – Oral cavity (includes the lips, tongue and the inside of your mouth). Pharynx (the hollow tube behind your nose [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on April Cancer Awareness

Managing Stress

Getting Diagnosed or going through your cancer Journey can be stressful. Here are a few tips from ASCO on Cancer.net on ways to cope with and reduce stress. Tips for reducing stress “Stressors” are sources of stress. Some stressors are predictable and, therefore, sometimes avoidable. You can often lower the amount of stress in your [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Managing Stress

Colon Cancer Awareness

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month! If you or a Loved one has recently been diagnosed, please call us here at CHOA to schedule an appointment. 843-577-6957. There is also a free screening at Roper St. Francis this month if you are interested. Through the Hank and Laurel Greer Colorectal Cancer Program they are offering [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Colon Cancer Awareness

Allergy Season is coming

Allergy Season is coming up right in the middle of Flu season. Here are some tips from EverdayHealth.com on surviving this Allergy Season. Determine if it's really allergies. The sudden swing from cool to warm weather can make it hard to tell an allergic reaction from a cold or virus, particularly if you don't usually get seasonal [...]

By | February 19th, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Allergy Season is coming

Flu Prevention

Flu Season is in Full Force. Below are a few tips from the CDC to help us during these Vulnerable months! See us here at CHOA if you still need to get your flu shot.

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Cancer News|Tags: |Comments Off on Flu Prevention