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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.

nurse going over colonoscopy results with older woman

March 2016

This month we focused on the importance of colorectal cancer, commonly called “colon cancer,” screening, even if you’ve been diagnosed with another form of cancer. And we inspire you with words of wisdom from cancer survivors. See the links below for in-depth resources about these topics.

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.