Posts By: Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN

Have You Had Your Flu Shot?

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Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Every year around this time, questions about flu vaccination start popping up in cancer clinics. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick, and if they should be vaccinated against the flu. Here are…

Be a Cancer Myth Buster

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One of the saddest days I ever experienced working in the cancer center was when a woman, newly diagnosed with breast cancer, broke down in tears and told me that she had caused her breast cancer. She further clarified that her sisters and mother had told her that you get cancer as a punishment for…