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What is the Relationship between Sugar and Cancer?

By: Scot Ackerman, M.D. -- There are plenty of rumors circulating about how sugar can fuel cancer cells, making them grow faster. I have even heard some stories about patients being advised to avoid sugar completely during cancer treatment. The truth is not so black and white.

The Mediterranean Diet, Supplemented with Olive Oil, May Prevent Breast Cancer

By: Karen Ambrosio, Oncology Wellness Specialist -- According to an article published in The Journal of the American Medical Association in September 2015, the Mediterranean diet, supplemented with extra virgin olive oil, may reduce the incidence of breast cancer.

Introducing Ackerman Cancer Center’s MedFusion Patient Portal

Ackerman Cancer Center continually strives to improve our patients’ experience by offering the most effective, most efficient services possible. That is why we are pleased to introduce the MedFusion patient portal and online medical record system. The system is easily navigated and is designed to improve accuracy, enhance privacy, and provide better access to medical records for patients and their health care providers.

Male Breast Cancer: Aiming for Earlier Detection and Treatment

By: Scot Ackerman, M.D. -- The pink ribbon is a welcomed symbol of breast cancer awareness and support that has led to many advances in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. While we have done a great job getting the word out about breast cancer in women, most people are not nearly as informed about breast cancer in men. 

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