Fit Foods for the New Year

Fit Foods for the New Year

Kick off the year by revamping your diet. Incorporating these cancer fighting foods can prevent about 60% of cancer related deaths. Adding them into your diet can be as simple as switching out your breakfast taco for a smoothie, or putting down the cupcake and picking up a piece of fruit. These simple lifestyle changes […]

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Tis The Season for Health and Forgiveness

Tis The Season for Health and Forgiveness

We have outlined the importance of exercise and given you tips on recipes to kickstart a newer, healthier you, but did you know that your mental health is just as important as its healthy counterparts?  Well-being encompasses many things: exercise, nutrition and even gratitude and forgiveness. Go beyond the refrigerator and consider the health benefits […]

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Get a Little Vitamin D This Winter

Get a Little Vitamin D This Winter

Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” because one of the main sources to organically find this vitamin is by exposure to the sun. Vitamin D promotes a healthy immune system and supports bone and muscle health and aids in cardiovascular function. These are all things that those diagnosed with cancer should place the […]

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Just Do It (Exercise That Is)

Just Do It (Exercise That Is)

With Thanksgiving under our belts (along with few extra pounds), it’s that time of year when fitness is first on everyone’s minds. This holiday season; remember that it’s ok to enjoy your favorite holiday foods – in moderation. Exercise may be one of the best (and worst) things in the world. For cancer patients and […]

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National Family Caregiver Month : Sharing (Your Time) is Caring

National Family Caregiver Month : Sharing (Your Time) is Caring

Did you know that November is National Family Caregiver month? Cancer patients and survivors are very fortunate to have a strong support system and during the month of November make sure to also give thanks to these generous and caring individuals. Many of us, at one point or another have or will be caregivers. Not […]

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Fight Nausea with Lemon Cornmeal Cookies

Fight Nausea with Lemon Cornmeal Cookies

With the holidays coming up we know that you want to enjoy your winter season with delicious snacks. For those that have been diagnosed with cancer and are undergoing treatment this well-known snack season may not be as fulfilling for their stomachs as they would like. Nausea is one of the biggest side effects to […]

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Step Away From Cigarettes

Step Away From Cigarettes

November is lung cancer awareness month, and we’ve targeted one of the largest contributors to lung cancer. Smoking. We’ve seen the smokers corralled in a corner at every big event. With new ordinances it is virtually impossible for smokers to take a drag inside any building in the Houston area. What’s the big deal about […]

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University Cancer Centers has 5 Convenient Locations

University Cancer Centers has 5 Convenient Locations

University Cancer Centers (UCC) is comprised of a group of dedicated physicians using state-of-the-art technology to help patients overcome cancer. At  University Cancer Centers, we strive to treat our patients like family, offering them support during this difficult time along with customized treatment plans. University Cancer Centers has proudly grown over the years, and now […]

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Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Sherbet

Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Sherbet

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month we are dishing up recipes that honor the pink ribbon in delicious style. This week we want to share a delicious Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Sherbet recipe. Nutrition is important when dealing with health issues such as a breast cancer diagnosis, but that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself. Increasing your […]

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