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This Month on AccentHealth

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The American Cancer Society is collaborating with patient education media company AccentHealth to bring you interesting and important information about cancer each month. Check out the resources below for more details on the segments you may have seen in your doctor’s office each month.

two men standing at computer in office

February 2016

This month we focused on the health dangers of sitting too long, and we gave people in cancer treatment information about their rights in the workplace. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

young woman smiling

January 2016

This month we focused on who should get cervical cancer testing and when, and we debunked some common cancer myths. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

close up of holiday lights

December 2015

This month we focused on gearing up to quit smoking in the new year and which holiday foods to look out for if you’re having digestive side effects from cancer treatment. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

Close up of a cigarette being crushed out

November 2015

This month we focused on the benefits of quitting smoking, especially if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

woman comforting cancer patient

October 2015

This month we focused on signs and symptoms of breast cancer and lymphedema. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

close up of man thinking with hand on chin

September 2015

This month we focused on symptoms of prostate cancer and whether or not genetic testing should be considered if you have ovarian cancer. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

Nurse with Charts and Calendar

August 2015

This month, we focused on clinical trials for cancer treatment and whether or not taking multivitamins prevent cancer. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

sun in blue sky

July 2015

This month, we focused on sun safety for those undergoing cancer treatment and which SPF you should look for in a sunscreen. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

Older man and woman talking to male doctor

June 2015

This month we focused on the most common cancers for men and on chemo brain, a common side effect from cancer treatment. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

Black female doctor goes over xrays with female patient

May 2015

This month we focused on getting called back after a routine mammogram and how exercise during cancer treatment can benefit patients. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

closeup of woman in tanning bed

April 2015

This month we focused on avoiding tanning beds, which cause skin cancer, and palliative, or supportive, care for cancer patients. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

female patient in gown listening to doctor

March 2015

This month we focused on getting tested for colon cancer, even if you are a survivor of another cancer. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

Baskets of fresh vegetables

February 2015

This month we focused on how many fruits and vegetables you should eat each day to help lower your cancer risk and which vaccines are recommended for those in cancer treatment. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

Woman doing sit ups

January 2015

This month we focused on how much moderate-intensity exercise can help lower your cancer risk and how quitting smoking can help with cancer treatment. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

doctor smiles at patient

December 2014

This month we focused on screening to find cancer early and about food safety for those undergoing cancer treatment. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

Close up of the no smoking sign

November 2014

This month we focused on which health problems, including which cancers, are related to smoking, as well as explaining more about HIPAA. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

women walking outside office building

October 2014

This month we focused on lowering one’s risk of breast cancer and on lymphedema, a common side effect of cancer treatment. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

closeup of woman in headscarf

September 2014

This month we give you information on the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and on the importance of survivorship care plans after cancer treatment ends. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

little boys playing in sprinkler

August 2014

This month we give you information on getting physical activity to help lower cancer risk, and on the growing population of cancer survivors in the U.S. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

American Flag

July 2014

This month we give you information on staying safe in the sun and on clinical trials that test potential new cancer treatments. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

close up of sunflower

June 2014

This month, we give you information on colon cancer screening guidelines and how to deal with fatigue and nausea, which can result from cancer treatment. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.