Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Screen, Treat, Survive

This month, we’re stressing the importance of taking every possible step to combat one of the deadliest of women’s cancers: ovarian cancer. What makes recognizing the signs of ovarian cancer particularly challenging is that in its early stages, it rarely reveals symptoms. Yet even in its advanced stages, the symptoms of ovarian cancer don’t always … Read more

National Cancer Survivors Day

Celebrating cancer patients and survivors National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual celebration of life that’s held nationwide on the first Sunday in June. The physicians and staff at Southeastern Medical Oncology Center want to honor those who have survived, and to recognize how their strength shows the world that life after a cancer diagnosis … Read more

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Lowering Your Risk For Colon Cancer

As the second leading cause of cancer deaths in America, colorectal cancer claims the lives of more than 50,000 Americans each year. With March being National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to know the warning signs of colon cancer, risk factors associated with colon cancer, and what you can do to lower your risk. … Read more

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Get the Facts


Lung cancer is responsible for a majority of cancer-related deaths in the United States, for both men and women alike. It causes more deaths each year than prostate, breast, colon, and ovarian cancers together. It is the most common form of cancer found in men, and the fifth most common for women. Types of lung … Read more

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month


In order to both raise awareness of breast cancer and promote prevention and early detection habits, we at Southeastern Medical Oncology Center are proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness month this October. Here are the steps you should take to reduce your chances of getting breast cancer and to catch it early if … Read more

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Get the Facts

Every three minutes, a child somewhere in the world is diagnosed with cancer. With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to get the facts on childhood cancer to help our children get the treatment and support they need. How does cancer develop? From a biological view, childhood and adult cancer develop in the … Read more

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Because it is the third most common type of cancer for women worldwide, affecting over 12,000 American women annually, there is no better time to discuss ways you can prevent a recurrence of cervical cancer and options for support. Prevention
The best way to prevent cervical cancer is to … Read more

Cancer Survivors Day


We could not be more pleased that it is finally June – the month of summer, Father’s Day, and most importantly, National Cancer Survivors Day! This June 3rd will mark the 25th annual Cancer Survivors Day, where communities around the globe gather to celebrate a meaningful and productive life after cancer. This wonderful day was … Read more

Cancer Survivor Network


To someone who has just been pronounced “cancer-free,” it feels that the worst part of their battle is over. However, adjusting to life after cancer can be nearly as challenging as overcoming the disease itself. This disease has overwhelmed a survivor’s life for a long time, and learning to live cancer-free can difficult. Often, people … Read more