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What’s an “Advance Directive” and Do I Need One?

Advance directives set course for end of life decisions


Honoring Loved Ones Touched by Cancer

We have all been touched by cancer in one way or another, yet it’s not often we get the chance to come together as a community to honor and support our loved ones through their cancer journey. HopeFest gives us this chance…


Where Does Salt Fit in My Diet?

Salt plays a part in everyone’s diet, but what is the right amount, should I add some for flavoring, or avoid it completely? Laura Deverse, Dietitian at Carson Tahoe Health in Carson City, Nevada, answers these questions and more.


Stroke is the No. 3 Killer in the United States

While heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, stroke is not far behind at No. 3, and it causes more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease.


CTH Foundation, in partnership with Carson Tahoe Health Retire Cancer Center Debt

In 2005, the CTH Foundation borrowed approximately $12, 250, 000 to undertake the entire construction cost of the Cancer Center. Since 2000, when the need for a cancer center was identified and fundraising activities implemented,  the Foundation has raised over half of the construction costs through charitable gifts from the generosity of the community. We are pleased to announce that in October, CTH and the CTH Foundation jointly retired the Cancer Center debt and the Foundation signed the building over to Carson Tahoe.  Since opening in 2006, this state of the art, fully-accredited facility, that includes our award-winning Cancer Resource Center, has provided hope and healing to over 35,000 grateful patients and family members annually.  The construction of the Cancer …