National Nurses Week is coming up! It begins with National Nurses Day on Saturday, May 6th and runs though May 12th. Oncology San Antonio is grateful for all of our fantastic nurses and are very thankful for all of the great work they do for all of our patients. You are the best!
In June, everyone across the world recognizes and celebrates all of the survivors and their families together. Additionally, the first Sunday in June is National Cancer Survivors Day®. Those who have had these life-changing events and overcome them with their determination, strength and heart are survivors and inspirations to everyone. This month honors those who […]
This Friday, June 16 of Men's Health Week is Wear BLUE Day! On your Casual Friday, Wear BLUE to raise awareness of men's health issues. Men, remember to get regular checkups and be aware of risk factors for diseases that can affect your health like alcohol, tobacco, not eating right and not getting […]
July is Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Month Sarcomas are transformed cells of bone, cartilage, fat, muscle nervous system and vascular tissue. They are different than carcinomas which develop from the cells lining the surface of blood vessels and organs throughout the body. Sarcomas are much rarer in comparison to carcinomas. This rarity; however, often […]
August is Summer Sun Safety Month. Please look after yourself when outside in daylight hours. Stay in the shade, use sunscreen, and dress to protect yourself with hats, sunglasses and loose-fitting, long sleeve shirts. Limit your exposure to sun, especially from noon until sundown when the sun's rays are the strongest.
September is Childhood Cancer, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Awarenesses Month. September is a time to honor, support and remember children affected by cancer and their families. Its ribbon is gold. Leukemia refers to a group of cancers often beginning in a patient's bone marrow creating a high number of underdeveloped white blood cells. […]