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UPF Clothing – Your Answer to Sun-Protective Clothing

July 13, 2018

Think sunscreen is the only way to protect your skin from the sun? Think again. UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) fabric is designed to help protect your skin from the sun. 21st Century Oncology is here to help you learn everything you need to know about purchasing sun-protective hats, shirts and more.

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National Cancer Survivors Day: Celebrating Our Patients

May 25, 2018

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, we at 21st Century Oncology will join friends, family, patients and cancer caregivers across the United States in celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day. Wondering how you can get involved? Check out our blog for everything you need to know about celebrating the survivors in your life.

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What Is SPF and How Does Sunblock Protect Your Skin?

May 24, 2018

What is SPF, and how does sunblock protect your skin? SPF is a relative measurement of how well a sunscreen will protect your skin from ultraviolet (UV) B rays. Learn how SPF is determined and how to choose sunscreen for you and your family, from the experts at 21st Century Oncology.

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6 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Sunscreen

May 07, 2018

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. However, skin cancer may be prevented by avoiding exposure to harsh UV rays, wearing protective clothing and properly applying sunscreen.

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What To Do For Someone With Cancer

April 17, 2018

If your friend or loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it’s crucially important to support them, and if you’re not sure what to do, focus on some little things you can do that may have a bigger impact than you’d expect.

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Meal Prep Tips While Undergoing Treatment

April 02, 2018

Have you thought about preparing your meals for the week? In this short video, Chef Michelle shows tips and tricks on the benefits of meal prepping.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 08, 2018

Today, International Women’s Day, 21st Century Oncology celebrates the courage, strength, and grace of women fighting cancer.

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Listening to Your Body

March 01, 2018

No matter the sign or symptom, it is important to pay attention to what your body is indicating. It is especially important for cancer patients to be aware of returning symptoms following treatment.

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Juicing for Health: Ginger Hopper Juice

February 27, 2018

The American Cancer Society recommends consuming at least 2 ½ cups of fruits and vegetables every day. If you’re often on the go, drinking a fresh juice can be an easy way to get key nutrients. Nutrient-packed fresh juice also provides a great alternative to sugary processed drinks.

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles: How to Safely Travel with Cancer

December 20, 2017

Traveling this holiday season? Traveling with cancer can present some extra challenges if you’re not prepared. There are a few things you may want to keep in mind if you are a cancer patient or caregiver planning on traveling in the next few months.

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Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Cancer Patients This Holiday Season

November 21, 2017

A thoughtful present can lift anyone’s spirits, especially those who are currently fighting cancer. However, a present doesn’t necessarily need to be an object they unwrap. This holiday season, consider an unconventional, yet valuable gift.

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3 Tips for Moderate Exercise at Home

November 17, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services recommends 75 minutes of vigorous and 150 minutes of moderate activity weekly. Here are three tips to get moderate exercise at home.

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