Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease

Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease

Cathy started experiencing pain in the right and left side of her waist hip area. After three weeks of the pain, she decided to talk to her doctor who recommended she have a DEXA scan. A DEXA scan is an imaging test that measures bone density (strength) and can provide helpful details about your risk […]

Cancer & Mental Health

Cancer & Mental Health

By: Robin Maggio, LCSW;OSW-C;ACHP-SW, Oncology Social Worker May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, so it seems fitting to discuss how a cancer diagnosis can affect the emotional health of patients, families and caregivers. Hearing the words “You have cancer,” can cause a wide range of thoughts, feelings and even physical reactions. That can be […]