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What Kinds of Stressors Does A Cancer Patient Face and How Can A Social Worker Help To Ease The Burden?

An interview with Leah Hellerstein, licensed clinical social worker, Part One

Leah Hellerstein, LCSW has worked at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center for about three years as an outpatient oncology social worker. She can work with any cancer patient that comes through the hospital’s doors. She will soon … Continue reading

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What is the Worst Kind of Cancer? The Surgeon General Talks Terminal Illness

In an interview with Time, the Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak illuminates why skin cancer is the worst kind

Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak says that despite the general decline of many kinds of cancers in America, that there is one citizens need to be more diligent in preventing: skin cancer. “In the last 35 years, we’ve … Continue reading

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