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Cancer Prevention Resources for Seniors

Mar 13th, 2015 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Senior Citizen Journal recently partnered with Public Health Corps to offer information about cancer prevention issues to our readers. Underlying this effort is the plan to provide reports on cancer research that our readers will find valuable and important in their lives.



Seniors: Cancer’s Wicked Side Affects

Feb 15th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Suffering through a major life threatening illness, such as cancer, introduces the additional struggle of coping with its side affects. Here, we refer not so much to the troubling and debilitating affects of the disease itself, but to those influences that weigh on the mind and spirit.

The diagnosis is done. The surgery is completed. The treatments are under way. The daily struggle to deal with the strange things happening within and to your body continue. But there is more, much more.

If you, along with countless others like you, lack health insurance, one of the major and most insulting side affects is dealing with the influx of bills and the sudden loss of major resources. Imagine, just a few short weeks after being told you have cancer, maybe even Stage IV, the health system begins sending, calling,