Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical Physical activity is important in all phases of life and it can be very helpful for people recently diagnosed with cancer, as well as for patients in remission. Some of the effects of physical activity are quickly apparent in patients’ overall wellness or quality of life. Exercise can reduce fatigue, maintain or […]

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You Have Cancer

You Have Cancer: Those are three of the most frightening words a person can hear. The person will experience the emotional stress of living with a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment, the fear of recurrence, and the distress imposed by living with the day-to-day physical problems of the disease. All of that can create new psychological distress or […]

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Breast Cancer Health Navigator

What is a Breast Cancer Health Navigator? Marsha Schmit, RN, BSN, Hurley’s Certified Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator, shared some of the duties she provides while helping women battling breast cancer: Sits down one-on-one with a patient and family members shortly after diagnosis to answer questions and offer another layer of information and support after the […]

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The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond

The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond Eastern Michigan University Girls  By Karin Burnett In the fall of 1982, a group of 17- and 18-year-old girls moved into their dorm rooms on the third floor of Sellers Hall on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. As it should have been, life was simple, our […]

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Diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening

A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening — and overwhelming. Get the confidence to focus on your health and your recovery by choosing a breast cancer program with the highest standards of breast care, professional expertise and treatment options. You’ll be assured you are receiving every significant advantage in your battle against breast cancer. Hurley […]

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Lives Flash Before Their Eyes

Lives Flash Before Their Eyes By Jacqueline Smiley, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, Hurley OB /GYN Associates It was a regular evening at my folks’ house, just chit–chatting, making tea, and relaxing. My dad had on shorts, no shirt, just as usual. As a nurse for many years, I see the human body on a daily basis. But, as a […]

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Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle

Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening – and overwhelming. Get the confidence to focus on your health and your recovery by choosing a breast cancer program with the highest standards of breast care, professional expertise and treatment options. You’ll be assured you are receiving every […]

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Ladies Stay Safe

Ladies Stay Safety  There are many things women can do to stay safe, avoid threats and defend themselves if faced with a dangerous situation. This “top 10” list focuses on attitude and preparedness to ensure you are aware of potential dangers, confident of your ability to deal with them and have a plan to defend […]

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The Perfect Woman

Once Upon A Time The Perfect Woman The Perfect Woman.  Once Upon A Time there was an amazing woman. She had a fulfilling career and a loving family. Her house sparkled with cleanliness in the sunlight and her outfits were always impeccable. She smiled and was happy with everyone she met and she was always patient […]

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