Healthy Habits Lower Your Cancer Risk We all are aware of the fact that life style choices impact our overall health and that many types of cancer are directly associated with unhealthy habits. Tobacco and Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women and the most preventable form of cancer death in the world. Besides lung cancer, tobacco use also increases the risk for [...]
Skin Cancer Warning Signs (source: The Skin Cancer Foundation) Throughout the year, you should examine your skin from head to toe once a month, looking for any suspicious lesions, even if you practice sun safety. Self-exams can help you identify potential skin cancers early, when they can almost always be cured. For a successful self-exam, you need to know what you’re looking for. To spot either melanomas or non-melanoma skin cancers (such as basal cell [...]
August 29th, 2015 will be our 11th Annual Pure Mendocino Celebration. Those who join us for this premier organic food and wine adventure at Dark Horse Vineyard will enjoy live music and a fabulous feast of summer bounty. Visit the Pure Mendocino web site for information about last year's event. Call us at 937-3833 to learn more, or reserve tickets below:
Our 11th annual Goldeneye Winemaker Dinner will be on Saturday, June 20, 2015, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Goldeneye Winery, Philo, California. Tickets are $150 per person. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Reserve by June 5th, 2015 by calling (707) 937-3833. Or, reserve your seats online by clicking here or the button below. We will enjoy an exciting culinary evening of artfully paired wine and food. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a reception featuring Goldeneye choice wines, [...]
The Cancer Resource Centers’ 2015 information series on cancer types: risk factors and symptoms is sponsored by CRC in collaboration with the Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency. The information presented is for educational purposes and is not intended to replace the advice of your health care provider. We encourage you to discuss with your health care provider any questions or concerns that you may have. TESTICULAR CANCER AWARENESS Although testicular cancer is rare, [...]
Please join us at Big River State Beach in Mendocino on October 25th, 2014 at 9:00 am for the 15th Annual Big River Walk & Paddle. Please call 937-3833 for more information. We are encouraging the participation of teams of any kind. Your book club, your group of neighbors, your wacky friends ( think Bay to Breakers zaniness!).then
With wide eyes, Ellen (not her real name) stared at the four walls of the Cancer Boutique in awe. “This is going to change my life,” she said, […]
Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County: Helping More Than 4,000 County Residents Face Cancer Since 1995!
What are the first thoughts that come to mind when a person hears the terrifying words, “you have cancer…?” Most people feel overwhelmed and immediately wonder how they will cope, how they will find answers to their questions, and how they will make their way through the medical mazes that loom before them. These are the very questions that gave birth to the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County. In 1995, a group of friends—all [...]
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of March, the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County is promoting awareness of colorectal cancer in a series of four articles written by Claudia Crosetti. Four Articles (pdfs): Early Colorectal Cancer Signs and Recommended Screening Risk Factors Lowering Risk Factors Through a High Fiber Diet Recipes for Health Additional Info: Colorectal Cancer Fact Sheet Colorectal Cancer Poster
by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for patient navigation with decisional support! Community Health Leader Honored for Creating a Valuable Resource for Rural Cancer Patients. Following her own struggle to access care in an underserved area, Sara O'Donnell helped design a program that's becoming a model for enhancing rural health care.