September 7, 2018

Sheri Farasat, a United Hospital Dermatologist, has warned Americans of the risk the sun poses on a person’s chances of getting cancer. With the continued seasonal summer weather, the fellow at the Royal Academy of Dermatology has given information about how people can...

June 11, 2017

May 2017

Long Island, New York - Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition (HBCAC) is pleased to announce that we have received a grant award from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) for our project titled Planting the Seeds of Prevention Educatio...

March 8, 2017

Immunotherapy is a process that uses the body's own immune system to fight off bad cells. This can happen two different ways: Either your immune system can be stimulated to work harder and smarter, or you can give your immune system synthetic proteins to help attack ba...

July 28, 2016

            The most common cancer among women is breast cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2015, 40,290 women would die of breast cancer and there would be 231,840 new invasive cases and 60,290 new in-situ cases (American Cancer Society, 2015). The...

July 7, 2016

Margit Detweiler, creator of the lifestyle website TueNight.com, started googling everything possible when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. While she found many support groups and networks, she decided to open up about her illness through social media channels an...

October 9, 2015

By: Charmaine Santos

 At the young age of 10 yrs. old, Ivan Nunez was bullied for his cough and the lump in his neck. Classmates avoided him and he couldn’t make friends because they were in fear of catching his symptoms.  Little did they know Ivan had a rare cancer cal...

September 4, 2015

By: Kristine Alarcon

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

 “Life again” highlights the true story of cancer survivor, Hyma Reddy. Reddy also directs the film and shares her journey with cancer. With this film, she hopes to bring cancer awareness and inspire other women who are a...

August 14, 2015

By: Kristine Alarcon

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

Breast cancer is one of the deadliest cancers and kills about 300,000 women each year. On the other hand, there are about 2,500 men who are diagnosed with this disease every year.

 

The symptoms and signs of disease are oft...

August 12, 2015

By: Kristine Alarcon

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

When Debra Jarvis was a chaplain for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had a mastectomy, received chemotherapy, and is now cancer-free. As she was going through her treatment and...

July 29, 2015

By: Kristine Alarcon

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

Childhood cancer is often difficult to face, not only for the child but also for the parents. Though it is a blessing when the child conquers and survives the disease, cancer may still be a ghost and haunt the child.

 

Chil...

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