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Focused on Health

Focused on Health is a monthly publication for the public, individuals who have not been diagnosed with cancer or who have successfully completed cancer treatment. Readers will learn from the experts how diet, exercise, sun protection, tobacco cessation and wellness exams can help them lead a healthier life. 

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Celebrate Cancer Survivors in June

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More than 12 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today because of new and improved cancer treatments. However, staying healthy can be a challenge for cancer survivors because intensive treatments create unique and long-lasting health needs. Read more

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After Fe Crawford, a breast cancer survivor, underwent surgery for a suspicious new lung lesion, she received news she had a second cancer. Although devastated, Fe had faith in her ability to fight it and kept a positive outlook on life. Read more

Video Blog:  Searching for Cancer Survivorship Resources Online

Whether you’re looking for information or support, Monica Taras, librarian in The Learning Center at M. D. Anderson, recommends three sites to begin your search for online cancer survivorship resources. 
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