Dehydration is an important issue for cancer patients. In this post, Cancer Answer Nurse Josette Snyder, RN, MSN, AOCN, gives advice on how to keep hydrated during cancer treatment.
If you are undergoing treatment for cancer, you know the medicines and procedures you’re undergoing are toxic. The Cancer Answer Line nurses explain whether these lifesaving treatments could be toxic to your loved ones.
Caregivers play an important role in helping loved ones move through cancer treatment. But juggling your caregiver role with your other duties can create a good deal of physical and mental stress.
Many cancer patients want to know why they feel so tired. Cancer-related fatigue is different from feeling tired and can be caused by a number of factors.
After you receive a diagnosis of cancer, exercising might seem like the least of your worries. But there are many good reasons to think about keeping some sort of physical activity routine while being treated for cancer.
You may find it difficult to share such personal information. Nurse practitioner Jamie Kabat tells why it's important to talk with the people who are with your child for the majority of his or her day.
Learning that you have cancer can make you feel terribly isolated. But you are not alone. Think about the many people who surround you and want to help support you through your treatment into survivorship. Who is on your team?
If you’re a cancer patient, taking a vacation might be exactly what you need. A vacation trip can provide a welcome respite from treatment sessions and visits to the doctor.
A serious illness such as cancer exerts an unfamiliar kind of stress for which most of us are not prepared. Nurse Practitioner Jamie Kabat has advice to help you find relief for some of the tension and feelings you may be experiencing.