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AHSC Blog: Cancer

Sun protection - sunglasses and a hat.
Tags: skin cancer, moles, sun safety, prevention, sun damage, sunscreen

Dr. Lois Loescher, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Skin Cancer Institute at the UA Cancer Center is acutely aware of the... read more

Female meditating
Tags: meditation, Cancer, depression, caregivers, mental calmness, prostate cancer, Breast cancer, mind-body health

A cancer survivor responds to stress in various detrimental ways, including psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression, as well as physical issues, such as high blood pressure, increased heart rate and elevated blood... read more

Tags: Breast cancer, depression, stress, Latinas, underserved population, caregivers, telephone

Caring for a loved one with a cancer diagnosis can influence every aspect of a family's quality of life. It also can lead to depression, the most common mental health disorder in the world, according to the Centers for... read more