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Beacon Advocate’s Value & Impact

Our team works so very hard for our clients diagnosed with cancer. I am really proud of our team and, more importantly, of the impact we have made. Because folks often don't understand our work and how we add value, we thought we might share...

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Lung Cancer Prevention

When you think about lung cancer, preparing for a screening at 50 years old wouldn’t be your immediate thought. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is typically diagnosed at an older age. In fact, the average age of a...

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National Health Care Decisions Day

Every year National Health Care Decisions Day is an urgent reminder to consider and review advance care planning for you and your loved ones. A medical crisis can strike at any age. Far too many people wait until there is a medical crisis to...

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Spotlight on Brain Cancer

Currently, there is no clear indication on the exact cause of primary brain tumors. Doctors have identified some factors that may increase your risk. Exposure to ionizing radiation Family history of brain tumors Weakened immune...

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The Most Common Yet Preventable Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. There are over 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year. Making it one of the most common yet most prevent cancers. As we move into the Spring and Summer months, it is important to remain vigilant...

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The Benefits of Cancer Support Groups and How to Find Them

Cancer support groups can bring considerable value to your cancer care journey. Even though joining one is likely not the first item on your list to take care of when you receive a cancer diagnosis, there are many good reasons to meet with fellow...

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