February is Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month. Unlike other, more common forms of cancer, such as breast, colon and prostate cancer, there is an overall lack of knowledge among the general public about gallbladder and bile duct cancer, which is relatively rare. Therefore, [...]
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ESCA Thanks Our Community! The Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance board members thank our community for making our annual fundraiser 5K Walk/ Fun Run a huge success! Thank you to all our generous sponsors: The Helvie family, High Country Lumber, Eldridge Electric & Son, Dean & [...]
By Bill Snyder The Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance or ESCA is a grassroots program who offers assistance free of charge to people battling cancer in Inyo and Mono counties. Their biggest fundraiser of the year is their 5k run/walk and the 18th Annual Eastern Sierra [...]
Luminary Walk October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Bishop Unified School District will be holding their annual “Students Supporting Cancer Awareness” campaign from October 8th – 13th. We will end the campaign with the annual “Shine On The Sierra Luminary Walk” and all proceeds [...]
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the expanded use of a cooling cap, DigniCap Cooling System, to reduce hair loss (alopecia) during chemotherapy. This is the first cooling cap cleared by the agency for use in cancer patients with solid tumors. “We are [...]
CancerCare 15-Week Online Thyroid Cancer Support Group Starts on June 1, 2017 Registration is now open for the nonprofit CancerCare's 15-week online support group for people diagnosed with thyroid cancer who are currently receiving treatment. This group is moderated by a licensed oncology social worker. [...]