What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecologic cancer in women ages 35-74. An estimated one woman in 78 will develop ovarian cancer during her lifetime. If you or someone in your family has ovarian cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is important because there is so much that women don't know about their bodies and how they can be proactive about their health.

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Guys, Let’s Talk About Your Prostate Health

Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men? Now… are you asking yourself, "Should I get screened for prostate cancer?" You must make that decision for yourself. That's why it's so important to talk about screening with your doctor. You may feel a bit anxious about this conversation, but remember, there's a great deal at stake—your family, lifestyle, and quality of life.

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Why Vaccinate?

Parenting is an incredible but often challenging journey; every milestone bringing new questions. Like many parenting topics, vaccination can feel overwhelming at first. Find everything you need to know.

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Living Longer & Living Healthier! Tips for Healthy Aging

Everyone wants to be happy and feel their best as they grow older and healthy aging is entirely achievable. Regardless of when and where you begin, even the smallest steps can make a huge difference in your life. What better time to start than Healthy Aging Month?

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Cancer Care at Community Care

Our team of oncology experts at Community Care work together to provide comprehensive, diligent, personal cancer care – from screening, diagnosis, to treatment and follow-up, after treatment care. Together, as one care team, we are here to help you live better.

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Dr. Rana Jacob: A Look into the Dual Life of a Practitioner and Published Author

Dr. Rana Jacob, a physician at Upstate Hematology Oncology, holds many accolades as an Oncologist and Hematologist, but she can now add published author to that list! Her 2019 work "A Loaf of Bread," features a collection of poetry detailing the adversity and humanity of those affected by the Syrian Civil War and the motivation of those pursuing a new life in the United States.

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Ready to play? Tips for Safety in Sports

Sports can bring significant benefits to children, such as offering opportunities for exercise, socialization, and learning how to be part of a community, all of which are crucial for their overall health. To help parents understand and navigate the risks, the CDC released information and considerations for youth sports during COVID-19.

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Making the Decision to Breastfeed

Every baby deserves a healthy start. Breastfeeding provides just the right nutrients to help a baby grow and offers many health benefits for both you and your baby. We understand the decision of whether or not to breastfeed is a personal one. During World Breastfeeding Week, take this time to learn about the benefits and expectations of breastfeeding.

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Managing Your Diabetes in the Summer Heat

With the change of seasons and warmer temperatures, Summer might make you smile from ear to ear. Being able to follow safety guidelines outdoors while enjoying the beautiful sunny weather is much better than what we had to do initially. However, if you have diabetes, you may not be feeling as excited as the rest because you are especially sensitive to the hot weather of summer. Learn how you can keep your cool during the hottest time of the year.

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Summer: The Season of Food Poisoning

When you think of summer, what comes to mind? We immediately think about backyard BBQs and picnics with family and friends, little cousins running around, and of course, a massive buffet table loaded with delicious food. During the hot summer months, the chances of food poisoning increase because bacteria multiply faster in warmer temperatures, and preparing food outdoors makes safe food handling more difficult.

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