Health Vantis Blog

Why You Can Afford Surgery In The US

Health Vantis has many facilities in the US that we work with and send our clients to.  One of our biggest challenges is trying to educate people on the cost of health care in the US.  Yes, it is no doubt expensive, however, the media puts the worst of the worst out there.  You never […]

5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREPARE FOR YOUR HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY

Research shows that people who are well prepared and fully participate in their care have a smoother and faster recovery after joint hip replacement surgery.  How do you go on with your life after a hip replacement? You will need help moving around and getting some things done.  You will likely not be able to […]

5 Tips To Save Money On Your Next Cruise

Cruise season is upon us and while cruises are appealing to people because of the cost, things can add up very quickly if you are not careful. Here are some helpful tips to save where you can on your trip so you can use that extra money elsewhere. 1. Book your cruise last-minute There are […]

Information from US Consulate regarding Travel due to Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma UPDATE and Hurricane Jose EMERGENCY ALERT   https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/news/HurricaneIrma.html   The following information is intended for U.S. citizens impacted by Hurricanes Irma and or Jose who are located OUTSIDE of the United States, including outside of Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For information on how to locate or contact a loved one […]

5 Steps For A Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patient

A cancer diagnosis often comes with many emotions and feelings – surprise, shock, anger, fear, sadness, hopelessness, and others.  While you are processing these emotions, your doctor is likely giving you information on your diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, services available to you, and next steps. Many patients report their initial meeting a complete blur and the only […]

September is Ovarian Cancer Month: Get Involved & Wear Teal!

Take Action Against Ovarian Cancer This September For many women and families living with ovarian cancer, September is a time of hope. Elisabeth Baugh Ovarian Cancer Canada Participants at the 2016 Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, when teal ribbons worn over the hearts of people across the country […]

New Breast Cancer therapy approved by US FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved Nerlynx (neratinib) for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer. For patients with this type of cancer, Nerlynx is the first extended adjuvant therapy, a form of therapy that is taken after an initial treatment to further lower the risk of the cancer coming back. […]