Blessing Bags: Little Things You Can Give to Make a Big Difference

Friendships…. they empower us and lift us up when we need it most. From the little things like a friend telling a joke to brighten our day to providing dinner during a tough time—we all love and appreciate our friends and the things they do to help better our lives....

Survivorship: A Healthy Life After Treatment

At Southern Cancer Center, our mission is to navigate you from Patient to Survivor and we are here for you every step of the way throughout treatment and into recovery. Upon completing treatment, patients are faced with a new journey: survivorship. Survivorship is...

Stay Hydrated in the Summer Heat

It’s no secret that summers in Alabama are hot. As the weather gets warmer, it’s sometimes hard to measure the amount of fluids we lose due to heat. During this time of the year Southern Cancer Center encourages patients to be extra aware of the threat of dehydration....

Dragon Boat Races

On Saturday, June 10th, the SCC “LifeSavers” participated in the 4th Annual Dragon Boat Festival held at Battleship Memorial Park. This fundraiser for the Fuse Project, a local charitable foundation, was a unique and action-packed day of competition....

SCC’s 2017 Survivor Celebration Night

It’s June which means it’s time to celebrate National Cancer Survivor Month! Although we seek to celebrate our survivors at SCC year round, we are very excited to invite the public out for a night honoring the amazing cancer survivors of our community. On Friday, June...

Warning Signs of Melanoma

As the summer months approach, they bring the excitement of spending a lot of time outdoors. While everyone loves their backyard BBQs and beach trips, these sun-soaked activities often put your skin at risk for UV exposure. It’s important to be aware of any UV...

SCC Celebrates Our Wonderful Oncology Nurses!

“As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients, their families and ourselves. They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou From administering treatments and...

Major Clinical Trials Right Here at SCC

At Southern Cancer Center not only are we treating cancer, but also actively defeating cancer through our participation in clinical trials. We understand that each patient requires individualized care and our oncologists, clinical staff and research team are proud to...

Being Sun Smart: Tips to Protect Your Skin this Summer

From premature aging of the skin, to sunburns that can ruin your beach trip, we all know that too much sunlight is bad news. Skin protection is important year-round, but sunscreen should definitely be at the top of your grocery list during the spring and summer months...

Black Out Cancer Ball

On March 31st, SCC nurse practitioner, Skyler Sherrell, was honored at the American Cancer Society’s annual “Black Out Cancer Ball” event at the Fairhope Civic Center. Honorees were chosen for their contributions and dedication to the fight against...