Regional Cancer Center ~ Erie, PA

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  • Are you the primary caregiver for someone with cancer?

    If so, you may be eligible to participate in the Caregiver Quality of Life Study being conducted at The Regional Cancer Center in conjunction with the Public Health Department of Marseille, France. Participants are asked to complete three confidential questionnaires.

    Posted 09.25.13

  • Thank you donors!

    RCC was among the top 20 recipients from among the 301 non-profits who participated in Erie Gives 2013. Michael Keyes, RCC Executive Director, was presented a check totaling $22,047.28 -- gifts from 85 donors.

    Posted 09.05.13

  • The Benefits Of Living A Healthy Lifestyle

    As summer winds down and the evenings become a little cooler, it’s a perfect time to take stock of our health and focus on a lifestyle that nourishes our bodies and our souls. The term "healthy lifestyle" seems to be everywhere in the media, although many don't pay attention to what it really means.

    Posted 08.23.13

  • What is caregiver stress?

    In August, we honor all of the many caregivers that are with their loved ones day in and day out, helping their loved one deal with the many facets of the disease we know as cancer. Caring for another person takes a lot of time, effort, and work. In the process of caregiving, many put their own needs aside.

    Posted 08.16.13

  • Dirty Dozen Plus

    From field to field and from year to year, the amount of pesticides used on different fruit and vegetable crops can vary greatly. The worst offenders in the group have sometimes been tagged with the name, "Dirty Dozen Plus."

    Posted 08.09.13

  • What Happens In The Body When A Person Stops Smoking?

    20 minutes: Blood pressure drops to normal; pulse rate drops to normal; body temperature of hands and feet increases to normal.

    Posted 08.09.13

  • The Problem with E-Cigarettes

    Electronic cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, right down to the glowing tip and smoke-like vapor. When smokers puff on them, they deliver a mist of liquid, flavorings, and nicotine.

    Posted 08.01.13

  • RCC's New Executive Director

    Michael Keyes has been named Executive Director at The Regional Cancer Center (RCC). He brings over 25 years of leadership experience to RCC. Most recently he was the Director of Oncology Services for Elliot Regional Cancer Center in Manchester, NH.

    Posted 07.29.13

  • Why Be Active?

    To live life to the fullest, we need to incorporate more physical activity into our lives. Sadly, only 3 out of every 10 Americans get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day.

    Posted 07.24.13

  • Eat Better, Feel Better! Join Us For Meatless Mondays!

    Why go meatless? Going meatless, even if it’s once a week, may help reduce your risk of chronic preventable conditions.

    Posted 07.01.13

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