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Maintenance therapy prolongs survival in lymphoma, leukemia, myeloma, sarcoma, ovarian and other types of cancer.
What is caregiving, who are caregivers, and what is their role in the management of cancer?
Providing care for an aging or ill parent can bring out the best and the worst in sibling relationships.
Tips on how to be an effective caregiver and avoid caregiver burnout.
There is a great deal to be gained by improving communications between family caregivers and healthcare professionals
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Xospata®
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Daurismo®
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Tibsovo®
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Elzonris
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about NERLYNX
Apple Ginger Tea, Green Tea Miso Soup, Brewing Green Tea
Cancer-treatment fatigue is more than just being tired. Tips for coping....
Find the time—or ask a friend—to prepare healthy meals in spite of cancer.
An honest understanding of the goals and expectations of cancer treatment is key to selecting the best treatment.
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Herceptin®
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Revlimid®
Update on what cancer patients need to know about the new "biosimilar" class of cancer medications
Understand how to manage the nausea and/or vomiting side effects from chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Chemotherapy, radiation, and other cancer therapies may cause skin irritations, making you more vulnerable to UV damage.
The latest advances in the treatment of cancer from the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.
Research suggests that coffee decreases the risk of breast, colon, skin, uterine and other cancers.
Answers to FA!Q's about Advanced Directives-Living Wills-Power of Attorney
Constipation can occur as a side effect of treatment and from narcotic or opiate use for pain; learn how to manage.
Balancing work and cancer is difficult - you have "rights" that can make the process easier.
Research suggests that edible products are associated with increase ER visits.
Connect with Others at Top Cancer Centers - Second Opinion Options...
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Balversa
Dr. Dean Buckner Founding Member Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center explains autologous stem cell transplant and side effects
Infertility, cataracts, and new cancers are long-term tide effects of autologous stem cell transplant treatment
Understand who is at risk for depression, how its detected and how best to manage depression with cancer.
Lumbar puncture explained and answers to frequently asked questions.
Donor selection, cell collection-processing, the cancers treated & the side effects of allogeneic stem cell transplant
Meditation may reduce stress and anxiety during cancer treatment while keeping focus on the positive.
Understand the signs, symptoms, and management of anxiety .
All cancer patients should understand the risk of developing a new therapy related or "secondary" cancer.
At-home Stem Cell Transplantation Reduces Cost and Hospital Time
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Libtayo.
Imaging provides a non-invasive and painless way of visualizing tissues and organs in the body - what your need to know
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Ninlaro®
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Ibrance
April 19-25 Is National Minority Cancer Awareness Week.
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Prednisone and cancer.
Solutions to stimulate your appetite and avoid unintended weight loss resulting from cancer treatment.
Prevention and management of cancer treatment related dry mouth.
Fever and Infection is a common side effect of cancer treatment; why does it happen and when should you call the doctor
Chemotherapy and Radiation can cause dry skin, brittle nails and hair loss. Here is what you need to know to manage.
Nutrition is the cornerstone of healthy living. Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine.”
An oncologist answers frequently asked questions about fevers, cancer and chemotherapy.
Patients benefit from physical and emotional preparation for cancer treatment.
Understand the role of Neulasta treatment of Neutropenia to prevent infection and improve chemotherapy treatment.
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Neulasta.
Tarceva, Erbitux, Iressa, Vectibix, Gilotrif, Tagrisso inhibit EGFR: Tips on how to manage their unique side effects.
Lymphedema - get educated, empowered and learn how to manage this complication of cancer treatment.
The CBC or complete blood count and common chemistry tests are used to monitor for side effects of cancer treatment.
Understand why dry skin occurs with cancer treatment and how best to manage this side effect.
A primer on lymphedema from the Gynecologic Oncology Group...
Lymphedema - A Side Effect of Cancer Treatment - Expert Commentary from Drs. Fassl and Edge of Roswell Park Cancer Inst
Complementary and Alternative Medicine overview, resources and tips on what to use
Hospitals and other care facilities around the country are increasingly incorporating animal therapy.
PET Scans: Frequently asked questions about the procedure, risks, and use in the management of cancer
Great advances have been made in the drug treatment of cancer leading to improved cure rates and longer survival.
Approximately 16% of Worldwide Cancers Caused By Preventable Infections
Adolescents and young adults with cancer face unique issues and challenge's. Overview and resources for AYA.
A few simple additions can ensure that your smoothie packs a nutritional punch.
The following articles present the current, well-researched information about the relationship between diet and health.
Worldwide, Cancer has Biggest Economic Impact of Any Cause of Death-Early Detection can Improve Survival & Reduce Costs
Cancer treatment can affect your heart. The AHA provides tips on managing heart health for individuals with cancer.
Chemotherapy may cause ovarian failure leading to premature menopause, which is the end of menstruation.
A VAD s a surgically implanted device that makes it easier to receive intravenous treatment and frequent blood testing.
Top Cancer Cookbooks and Recipes for Cancer Patients
What is a CT scan - understand the risk of a CT scan causing cancer.
The Other Side of Cancer Treatment - Psycho-oncology treats the nonphysical impact of cancer.
Start 2018 right with a committment to improving mental health.
Ceravix is approved for the prevention of cervical pre-cancers and cervical cancer associated with HPV types 16 and 18
Tips on how to prepare ginger tea and other recipes to prevent chemotherapy induced nausea.
HPV Vaccination with Gardasil.
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Imbruvica.
10 Habits you can change to reduce your risk of getting cancer.
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Keytruda.
What is precision cancer medicine, and which patients should undergo testing to receive treatment with targeted drugs?
Treatment of Hot Flashes Oxybutinim, Anti - depressants, Acupuncture, Hypnosis and more...
Understand Stem Cell Transplant - and how its used to treat leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other cancers
Solid tumors that have a neurotrophic receptor tyrosine kinase (NTRK) gene fusion can be treated irrespective of origin
Common "tumor marker tests" and the emerging role of "liquid biopsies"
Cancer patients should discuss shingles vaccination with their doctor-new Shingrix vaccine highly effective.
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Abraxane
Understand the administration, side effects and answers to frequently asked questions about Alecensa
What are the symptoms of anemia and how is it diagnosed and managed in cancer patients.
Dr. Stephen Edge and Kathleen Fassl from Roswell Park Cancer Institute discuss how to manage lymphedema
Lung damage is a side effect of some cancer treatments.
Chemotherapy & radiation therapy associated skin rash: what are they and how do you treat them?
Skin Care Tips for Cancer Patients
What causes fatigue, and how can it be managed?
Sloan Kettering doctors demonstrate potential role of fecal transplant for reducing infection risk in cancer patients
Vitamin D is important for bone health and has other benefits, don't get caught in the dark this winter.
Doctors routinely monitor blood counts during cancer and chemotherapy treatment and recovery.
Caregiving can be a serious burdern-here are some steps you can take to enlighten the journey
SWOG Launches National Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for Rare Cancers
John Leifer discuss how to evaluate and choose your oncologist.
Understanding a Cancer Pathology Report
Why it’s important to acknowledge distress during cancer care and what to do about it
Blood transfusions involve the delivery of whole blood or blood components into a patient’s circulation
What you need to know about this game-changing gene–editing technique
Dr Leslie Diller M.D. of Dana Farber Cancer Center discusses cancer and fertility.
Yoga Improves Sleep Quality in Cancer Survivors
Advances in Genomic Testing-What you Need to Know
Dr. Alexa B. Kimball of Massachusetts General Hospital Study Suggests Psoriasis Patients Have Increased Cancer Risk
CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez*
Cancer “checkpoint inhibitor” Immunotherapy Associated with Inflammatory Arthritis.
FDA Approves First non-opioid Treatment for Management of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms in Adults
Cancer Patients are Relatively Unaware of the Role of Precision Cancer Medicine, Genomics and Biomarker Testing
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Present: Ask the Expert about Nutrition & Cancer with Janelle Derella MS
Overview of clinical trials and how they are regulated
Behind the headlines about the US prescription opioid crisis lie complicated choices around pain.
Survivors on the Move .
Who should undergo screening for early detection of breast, colon, prostate, cervical, lung, and other cancers?
In order to accurately predict, detect, diagnose, stage and treat cancer doctors use a variety of laboratory tests.
Ibrance A Novel CDK 4 and 6 Inhibitor May Have Applicability Beyond Breast Cancer.
FDA and CMS Collaborate to Make Novel Cancer Biomarker Test Available
In this informative video, Amy Gibson discusses the differences between wig bases.
Understanding the Risks of X-rays and CT Scans
If your partner has been diagnosed with cancer, there are strategies and resources to help you through.
Vegetarian Diet Linked to Poor Health
Memory, forgetfulness, inability to concentrate are all associated with various cancer treatments. .
Dizziness and lightheadedness is a common side effect of some cancer treatments.
Forgetfulness, inability to concentrate, changes in behavior, personality and consciousness can occur with treatment
Water retention can lead to swelling and require treatment.
How does the common cold impact cancer and its treatment?
Being diagnosed with or treated for cancer may cause PTSD in some people .
Managing vaginal dryness from chemotherapy and hormonal changes
The sudden, rapid death of cancer cells in response to cancer treatment causes metabolic and electrolyte disturbances.
Facing a diagnosis of cancer or cancer treatment can be very stressful and may result in depression for some patients.
Solutions to manage dry skin caused by cancer treatment.
Some cancer treatments and medications can cause hearing loss or ear dammage.
Abdominal pain may occur as a side effect of cancer treatment and presents as a dull ache, cramping or sharp pain.
Understand how cancer treatment can effect the eyes and what signs and symptoms to look for. .
Steroids, hormones, water retention, and chemotherapy may all contribute to treatment related weight gain. .