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The Value of a Community-Based Cancer Center
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The Value of a Community-Based Cancer Center

The diagnosis of Cancer most often is accompanied by an intense emotional reaction, denial and a deep sense of dread and fear. The initial reaction is to seek the most information about the disease and the best treatment options available, no matter the cost of time and expense. The travel can impose a significant burden...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Around the World
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Around the World

Billed as the most common cancer in women, breast cancer is impacting the lives of one in eight women in the United States. The second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer, breast cancer most commonly occurs in women 50 years of age and older. Breast cancer is caused by a genetic...

Support Groups Can Help Cancer Patients Regain Sense Of Normalcy
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Support Groups Can Help Cancer Patients Regain Sense Of Normalcy

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most traumatic and stressful moments of a lifetime. Often the unknown aspects of treatment and the potential outcomes can trigger strong emotional feelings of shock and anger. The sense of “why me” is often a common initial experience for many cancer victims when they are informed...

“No One Fights Alone”
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“No One Fights Alone”

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a shocking experience even for those in more advanced life stages. It is a situation that most of us fear at some point in our lives. However, for those that receive a diagnosis at an early age when transitioning from adolescents to young adulthood, the ability to cope and process...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Cancer awareness month has its origin in the 1980’s when a small grassroots organization, Susan G. Komen, was formed to raise money and public awareness for breast cancer. The group created the now famous pink ribbon in order to create “brand awareness” for breast cancer and to generate much needed funding for cancer research, early...

Leading Supporter of the Gettysburg Community
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Leading Supporter of the Gettysburg Community

For more than two decades Gettysburg Cancer Center (GCC) has provided comprehensive diagnostics and advanced cancer treatment throughout the greater Gettysburg, Pennsylvania area. Located in the Adams Commerce Park, their state-of-the-art facility includes Diagnostic Imaging, Gettysburg Oncology, and Gettysburg Radiation Oncology. GCC is committed to being leaders in patient care and clinical research, and is...