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Emily Walsh

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Parenting with Cancer: Advice from Survivors

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 6/5/2016

Parenting is tough enough as it is. Adding in the complications associated with a cancer diagnosis can make it seem unbearable. Yet millions of cancer survivors are parents, and their experience with the disease naturally requires them to face the realities of their own physical and emotional capabilities.

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Surviving Terminal Illness: Advice From Empowered Patients

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 4/7/2016

For many patients who fall ill, hope arrives swiftly in the form of treatment options that promise to eradicate whatever disease from their body. However, there are those patients who receive the news that no one wants or plans to hear: There is no cure. A disease that cannot be cured or that is likely to end someone’s life is known as a terminal illness, and the sufferer is a terminal patient.

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National Poison Prevention Week: Common Toxins and Where To Find Them

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 3/8/2016

Each year, more than two million Americans report a poisoning to control centers around the United States, and more than 90 percent of these incidents happen inside the home. Poisonings are one of the leading causes of death among adults, while most non-fatal poisonings happen to children under the age of six.

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What to Eat During Cancer Treatment

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 2/3/2016

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Nutrition is an integral part of any cancer treatment plan. For mesothelioma and other cancer patients, eating foods that support energy levels, immune function, and overall health is crucial to getting through treatment as successfully as possible and for improving well-being. Figuring out which foods are right and which foods are wrong, however, can be a confusing and overwhelming process given the amount of conflicting information that circulates about diet and nutrition.

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Gift Ideas for Cancer Patients Centered on Spending Time Together

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 12/10/2015

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It’s the time of year for giving. Sometimes, though, it’s difficult to know what to give to family members, friends, co-workers and others. It can be doubly hard if the person you’re buying presents for has a deadly illness, such as mesothelioma or other forms of cancer.

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New Cancer Centers Growing at Unparalleled Rate

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 10/23/2015

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As people are living longer, a larger percentage of the population is developing cancer, with more than 1.6 million people being diagnosed each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Part of the effect of this is that more people than ever are in need of access to specialized cancer care.

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2015: What to Know!

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 9/24/2015

Saturday, September 26th, marks the 11th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD), where the mesothelioma community sheds further light on this terrible disease and reflects on the evolution of their advocacy efforts. Because of days like MAD, necessary research has been able to propel medical advancement forward, improving diagnosis and treatment options for a disease that is notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat.

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Alternative Financial Assistance for Mesothelioma Treatments

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 7/27/2015

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Mesothelioma can be an expensive cancer to treat. Patients and their families and friends can wind up spending tens of thousands of dollars on medicine, surgery, and other related costs in a bid to overcome mesothelioma.

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National Safety Month: 10 Tips for Summer

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 6/22/2015

June is National Safety Month, and MCA is looking to keep you and your family safe when at home, at work, and taking part in all the warm weather fun. From pool parties and garage sales to at-home DIY projects, there’s something to look forward to for just about everyone.

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Leading Cancers in Women: Highlighting Women's Health Week

  • Author: Emily Walsh
  • Date: 5/13/2015

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This week is National Women’s Health Week, a week intended to make sure that all women and girls take control of their health and begin to lead a healthier life at any age. This week is primarily about education and letting women know how to prevent the diseases most likely to affect them. Although it can be intimidating to consider life changing diseases, the best time to be informed is prior to having an issue or diagnosis. And, as it turns out with many issues in women’s health, taking small steps now to assist in the prevention of disease can drastically reduce your likelihood of developing issues later on.

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  • Builds cancer awareness through social media and blogging
  • Passionate about helping veterans learn about military service health risks
  • Advocate for holistic complementary therapies in cancer treatment
  • Focuses on the wellbeing of mind, body & spirit

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