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CTCA added a discussion to the group Powers
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CTCA OFFERS GET MOVING TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS DURING NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

According to the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA), more than 65 million family caregivers in this country fill a vital role on the care team. For the cancer patient caregiver, this role takes on added dimensions as they not only struggle with the day to day fear of losing their loved one, but also are prone to undue guilt when they take time to consider their own needs or focus on those of other family members. These tireless advocates for their loved one’s fight face their own…See More
Oct 31, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Briargate
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PROSTATE CANCER SURVIVOR KEN REISS HELPS RAISE AWARENESS OF THE DISEASE AND LIFE SAVING TREATMENT OPTIONS

As a prostate cancer survivor, Colorado resident Ken Reiss celebrates the gift of life every month of the year, but September has a particularly special meaning to him. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and it gives Ken an opportunity to help bring attention to the disease he is battling by sharing his story with others.Ken was treated at Cancer Treatment Centers of America®(CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) in Arizona. CTCA at Western is proud to serve…See More
Sep 25, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Central
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Celebrating National Panini Month

The nutrition team at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) is celebrating National Panini Month this August. And we can’t think of any better way to celebrate the great panini, than with a little history and a tasty recipe.CTCA®, located in Arizona, is honored to serve patients throughout the state of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. The number of patients from Colorado who traveled to CTCA for their cancer treatment has doubled from…See More
Aug 28, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Powers
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CTCA® Offers Healthy Grilling Tips and Summer Recipes

The sultry days of summer are in full swing here in Colorado. Hot days, warm nights, shorts, dresses, flip-flops – and of course it wouldn’t be summer without barbeques and cookouts. To make your summer barbeques and cookouts more healthy, Executive Chef Frank Caputo from Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) is here to provide healthy grilling tips and some great summer recipes to try out this month – just in time for Labor Day parties and…See More
Aug 13, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Old Colorado City
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CTCA AT WESTERN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM THE NATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAM FOR BREAST CENTERS

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers® (NAPBC), a program overseen by the American College of Surgeons. This accreditation is only given to premier treatment centers that exemplify high-quality care and a demonstrated commitment to providing evidence-based, multidisciplinary breast care to patients.NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated…See More
Aug 2, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Old Colorado City
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THE 2013 ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY EMPLOYER RECOGNITION AWARD GOES TO CTCA

Mark Kharoufeh, Director of Nursing Clinical Services at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Region Medical Center recently accepted the 2013 Oncology Nursing Society Employer Recognition Award.Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Region Medical Center (Western) was recently recognized as the…See More
Jul 15, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Cheyenne Mountain
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Tips for keeping a positive attitude while fighting cancer

For many cancer patients, the thought of a future filled with ongoing treatments and sickening side effects can seem daunting and disheartening. According to Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western), maintaining a positive outlook can help to increase patients’ hope as they endure the fight against cancer. CTCA® is honored to support patients emotionally and physically, in every possible way, including help to maintain a positive attitude and…See More
Jul 12, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Powers
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The Importance of Screenings and the Facts About Genetic Testing for Colorectal Cancer

The Colon Cancer Alliance held its fourth annual Undy 5000 5k run/walk in Denver on June 22, 2013 to help raise awareness and fight colorectal cancer. As a proud national partner of the Colon Cancer Alliance, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Region Medical Center (Western) is honored to…See More
Jun 25, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Central
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PATIENTS PLANT SUNFLOWERS AT CTCA IN HONOR OF NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Hope Springs Organic Farm in Goodyear, Arizona.Cancer Treatment Centers of…See More
Jun 17, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Old Colorado City
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CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA APPOINTS DR. GLEN J. WEISS AS DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL RESEARCH

Dr. Glen J. Weiss, MDCancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) recently announced that Glen J. Weiss, MD, has been named the Director of Clinical Research, leading corporate-wide strategy and implementation of Phase I and II clinical trial initiatives based out of its Western Regional Medical Center (Western) in Goodyear,…See More
Mar 25, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Old Colorado City
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WINTER’S COLD AIR AND ICY WIND WREAK HAVOC ON SKIN

Oh, the weather outside is frightful … brutal winter weather—and the cold temperatures and icy winds that accompany it—doesn’t just impact immune systems or emotional well-being, it often devastates skin causing roughness, redness, tightening, cracking and peeling.But dry, flaky, tight, itchy skin doesn’t have to be a cruel side effect of winter, according to Shauna Birdsall, ND, FABNO, director of Naturopathic Medicine at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Western Regional Medical…See More
Jan 30, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Briargate
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CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA® IDENTIFIES THE 2012 TOP 10 ADVANCEMENTS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

At the start of the new year oncologists at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) have taken a look back at 2012 to identify the year’s top 10 advancements in the fight against cancer. Every year there are incredible breakthroughs in cancer screening, prevention, research treatments and therapies. While there is…See More
Jan 2, 2013
CTCA added a discussion to the group Eastern Plains
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CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA® REMINDS PATIENTS THAT MAINTAINING WEIGHT IS CRITICAL TO HELPING TREATMENT PROGRAMS

Cancer patients often eat less food than they did before getting sick as a result of the effects of the disease and the treatments used to fight it. Not surprisingly, though, according to experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) cancer-associated malnutrition not only has a negative impact on quality of life, but it also negatively impacts a patients’ response to therapy, increasing the risk of complications and shortening survival time.Many cancer patients – especially those…See More
Dec 25, 2012
CTCA added a discussion to the group Powers
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NO ONE DESERVES TO DIE FROM LUNG CANCER

According to the Lung Cancer Alliance, lung cancer is the deadliest cancer claiming more lives than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined. The statistics are staggering and surprising – lung cancer is the second leading cause of all deaths in the U.S. claiming more than 158,000 lives in 2009 and those affected cross every ethnic group. In fact, nearly 18 percent of new lung cancer cases have never smoked. Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) would like to help raise awareness about…See More
Dec 19, 2012
CTCA added a discussion to the group Northwest
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SUN SAFETY TIPS FOR COLORADANS

This has been a summer of record heat in Colorado and nationwide. As we head into fall, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) reminds Coloradans that it is important to keep sun safety tips in mind year-round.“Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in the United States according to the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” said Walter Quan, Jr., MD, melanoma specialist and chief medical oncologist at CTCA’s Western Regional…See More
Sep 14, 2012
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Northwest

Have you got stories about events, issues and/or experiences in the northwest area of the Springs? This is the place for you to write - and read - about your community!
Sep 14, 2012

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