An oncologist is a doctor who treats patients with Cancer. Their job is to explain the type of cancer the patient has and the stage it is in, explain the types of treatments they could get, give the best possible care, and help the patient deal with the Cancer symptoms and side effects from treatment. To be this kind of doctor you have to go to a four-year college and then medical school for four years. After that there’s two to five years of training, called residency, and then you must receive a license for your state. The average salary is $334,439 per year.
As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so listed below are resources for Free Testing in Greenville, NC: https://www.wnct.com/news/importance-of-breast-cancer-awareness-month-during-a-pandemic/
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October is also National Disability Employment Month and it is important that our families understand that there are always opportunities for everyone. https://www.pittcountync.gov/764/Employment-of-People-with-Disabilities
Find out multiple ways to take care of yourself so that you can care for the people you love better. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5-day-mindfulness-challenge-tickets-103177633078?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse&keep_tld=1
October is also National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, if you or anyone you know needs assistance here is a website with incredible resources https://www.breakthecycle.org/blog/it%E2%80%99s-national-domestic-violence-awareness-month
Here are some printable coloring pages that could be a nice way to break the ice on the conversation around Breast Cancer Awareness with your children: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/355854808033924887/