Category Archives: Cancer

Importance of nutrition for cancer patients

If you’re fighting cancer, nutrition is a big concern. Our registered dietitian explains. Continue reading

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Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits: Great nutrition for cancer patients

These fruit and yogurt parfaits are considered a multipurpose snack, packed full of nutritious benefits. Continue reading

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Springtime lessons from Botsford Cancer Center

Nicholle Mehr, director of Botsford Cancer Center, reflects on the lesson that Spring delivers. Continue reading

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Breast surgeon’s secret weapon against cancer isn’t a scalpel — it’s a nurse navigator

Nurse navigators advocate for breast cancer patients by making sure they know about all the resources available to them. Continue reading

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How to lend a helping hand to someone diagnosed with cancer

Fighting cancer is best done with a support system. But when a loved one is first diagnosed we’re often not sure how to help. Find out what you can do from someone who’s been there. Continue reading

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How to read food labels

Our registered dietitian explains those sometimes daunting nutrition food labels. Continue reading

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Detroit Catholic Central High School student fills cancer center with music

The Botsford Cancer Center is filled with live instrumental music thanks to 14-year-old musician volunteer Jonah Lyon. Continue reading

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Helping patients navigate the financial burden of a cancer diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis can create a devastating financial toll, but a new member of the Botsford family helps to change that for our patients. Continue reading

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2012 Women’s Health Day: Saving lives while having fun

If you missed this year’s event, here’s a recap and photos of all the fun. Continue reading

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Is a Mammogram Painful?

Good news! Don’t put off that first mammogram because you think it will be painful. Our mammography coordinator explains what the exam is really like. Continue reading

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