American Cancer Society

June 22, 2017
palliative care

Tennessee Lawmakers Approve Important Palliative Task Force Legislation

Before the Tennessee General Assembly ended its 2017 legislative session, lawmakers left a gift for cancer patients and survivors in the state. Both the House and […]
May 4, 2017

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year than all other forms […]
April 7, 2017

What Can I Do About Dry Mouth During Cancer Treatment?

Chemotherapy and radiation treatment can cause dry mouth (also known as Xerostomia). Chemotherapy causes dry mouth by making saliva thicker, and thus more difficult for salivary […]
April 5, 2017

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

While not common, testicular cancer is very serious and has very personal ramifications for men who are diagnosed with it. Statistically, one out of every 263 […]