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  • If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, it may seem futile to consider quitting smoking. You may think it’s pointless to quit now, or that quitting smoking during chemotherapy will be too stressful. Maybe you feel that enjoying a cigarette is one of the only joys in your life right now.  But even though things are rough...
  • If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, it may seem futile to consider quitting smoking. You may think it’s pointless to quit now, or that quitting smoking during chemotherapy will be too stressful. Maybe you feel that enjoying a cigarette is one of the only joys in your life right now.  But even though things are rough...
  • Hearing the news that your spouse was just given cancer diagnosis can be devastating. Your first thought might be how you can help and support them through this life-changing diagnosis and the coming treatment. “You may feel completely unprepared to help your partner,” says cancer care nurse Josette Snyder APRN, MSN,...
  • Hearing the news that your spouse was just given cancer diagnosis can be devastating. Your first thought might be how you can help and support them through this life-changing diagnosis and the coming treatment. “You may feel completely unprepared to help your partner,” says cancer care nurse Josette Snyder APRN, MSN,...
  • When treating breast cancer there’s a common question that surgeons, breast cancer specialists and patients may explore.  Should we treat with chemotherapy before — or after — breast surgery?  “Traditionally we’ve done surgery first then follow up with chemotherapy or other treatments,” says breast cancer specialist...
  • When treating breast cancer there’s a common question that surgeons, breast cancer specialists and patients may explore.  Should we treat with chemotherapy before — or after — breast surgery?  “Traditionally we’ve done surgery first then follow up with chemotherapy or other treatments,” says breast cancer specialist...
  • WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Proper skin care is crucial for cancer patients receiving radiation therapy, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says. Itchiness, redness, blistering and peeling are among the skin problems that radiation therapy can cause. "During radiation therapy, the treated skin...
  • WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Proper skin care is crucial for cancer patients receiving radiation therapy, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says. Itchiness, redness, blistering and peeling are among the skin problems that radiation therapy can cause. "During radiation therapy, the treated skin...
  • After your cancer treatment, as a cancer survivor you're eager to return to good health. But beyond your initial recovery, there are ways to improve your long-term health so that you can enjoy the years ahead as a cancer survivor. The recommendations for cancer survivors are no different from the recommendations for...
  • Former investment banker Fabian Bolin has set up a social media network to help improve the mental health of everyone affected by cancer. Bolin launched War On Cancer, a storytelling platform, after being diagnosed with leukemia in 2015 at the age of 28, and finding comfort in speaking about his journey on the...
  • Former investment banker Fabian Bolin has set up a social media network to help improve the mental health of everyone affected by cancer. Bolin launched War On Cancer, a storytelling platform, after being diagnosed with leukemia in 2015 at the age of 28, and finding comfort in speaking about his journey on the...
  • Four years ago, Lucy Landau was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after noticing a small lump on her neck. She was 36 weeks pregnant at the time. Within 10 days, she received the shock diagnosis, gave birth, had a PET scan and started chemotherapy. Recalling the experience, Lucy says she felt robbed. “I should have...
  • Four years ago, Lucy Landau was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after noticing a small lump on her neck. She was 36 weeks pregnant at the time. Within 10 days, she received the shock diagnosis, gave birth, had a PET scan and started chemotherapy. Recalling the experience, Lucy says she felt robbed. “I should have...
  • WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have surgery for bladder cancer fare worse if they smoke, new research shows. "This study is important because while it is known that tobacco smoking is the leading cause of bladder cancer, this is the first study to suggest that smoking puts bladder cancer...
  • Cancer surgery — an operation to remove part of your body to diagnose or treat cancer — remains the foundation of cancer treatment. How is cancer surgery used in treatment? Common reasons you might undergo cancer surgery include: Cancer prevention. If you have a high risk of developing cancer in certain tissues or...
  • Cancer surgery — an operation to remove part of your body to diagnose or treat cancer — remains the foundation of cancer treatment. How is cancer surgery used in treatment? Common reasons you might undergo cancer surgery include: Cancer prevention. If you have a high risk of developing cancer in certain tissues or...
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Videoconferencing can significantly reduce levels of anxiety and distress among remote caregivers who live more than an hour away from the patients with cancer they support, according to a randomized controlled trial. "In this time of COVID-19 and distancing, this intervention has the...
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Videoconferencing can significantly reduce levels of anxiety and distress among remote caregivers who live more than an hour away from the patients with cancer they support, according to a randomized controlled trial. "In this time of COVID-19 and distancing, this intervention has the...
  • Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Bladder cancer most often begins in the cells that line the inside of the bladder. These cells are called urothelial (u-roe-THEE-lee-ul) cells. Urothelial cells are also present in other parts of the urinary tract, such as part of the kidneys and the ureters. When cancer...
  • Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Bladder cancer most often begins in the cells that line the inside of the bladder. These cells are called urothelial (u-roe-THEE-lee-ul) cells. Urothelial cells are also present in other parts of the urinary tract, such as part of the kidneys and the ureters. When cancer...