Colleen Baggs, manager of the Caring Ways Cancer Resource Center in Duluth, shares the many resources available to patients, families and caregivers. The resource center is more than a library, it also offers classes, programs and support groups.
Deborah, Gwen and Jim -- three cancer survivors -- share how Essentia Health Cancer Center has been "Here with me" in each of their journeys.
Dr. Daniel Nikcevich, PhD, explains how Essentia Health Cancer Center aims to deliver the same high quality cancer care to patients in Duluth, Brainerd and Fargo. Dr. Laura Joque talks about the new Cancer Center at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Two cancer survivors, Martina Mellang and Paul von Goertz, share their stories. Martina, now 25, had leukemia at age 3 and has overcome three other cancers. Paul was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Both received treatment at Essentia Health's Cancer Center in Duluth.
Dr. Daniel Nikcevich, medical director of the Essentia Health Cancer Center, explains how clinical trials can help improve outcomes for some people with cancer. Essentia Health conducts cancer research in Duluth.
Dr. Steven Kuross, an Essentia Health oncologist, explains how diet and exercise can inhibit cancer growth. He advocates eating whole foods -- foods nearest their natural state.
Gwen is a pediatric cancer survivor that received treatment from the Essentia Health Cancer Center. Read more about Gwen at www.herewithyoustories.org.
Susan Bruns, an Essentia Health psychologist, says people who are diagnosed with cancer should not ignore the powerful emotions, including fear, that arise. Instead, she says, tune into your feelings and stop the "feedback loop" of fear.
Dr. Kenneth Dornfeld, a radiation oncologist at the Essentia Health Cancer Center, explains how the CyberKnife can precisely target radiation beams to kill cancer.
CancerHelp Online® is a patient education program of The CancerHelp Institute, an official Content Distribution Partner of the National Cancer Institute. Funding is provided by the Essentia Health Foundation through generous contributions from the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival.