After a cancer diagnosis, there often is a focus on the physical aspects of treatment without enough attention for the emotional and mental aspects. Here are some ways to address these needs.
Most cancer patients leave their medical treatment plan in the trusted hands of their oncologist, but complementary therapies allow patients to play an active role in regaining control of their own health and wellness.
A new study finds that patients with healthy vitamin D levels diagnosed with breast cancer, colon cancer or lymphoma may have higher survival rates and longer remission periods.
When an Ohio father started cancer treatment, he came up with a unique way to explain his therapy to his three young children in terms they could understand: He enlisted Captain America.
A new study shows that a hormone-blocking drug taken during chemotherapy can help young female breast cancer patients avoid ovary damage caused by chemotherapy and go on to have children later.
A serious illness such as cancer exerts an unfamiliar kind of stress for which most of us are not prepared. Know that there is help and relief for some of the tension and feelings you are experiencing.
It’s a low-tech but powerful tool in the fight against some cancers. Hyperthermia delivers targeted heat to fight stubborn cancer cells and protect healthy cells. It's often used in conjunction with radiation.
A new tool developed by Cleveland Clinic physicians now allows physicians to quickly and accurately predict a patient’s individual risk of colorectal cancer based on long-term research from diverse populations.
You may feel completely unprepared to help your spouse or partner. Know that you are in a position to make an enormous impact on your spouse’s experience of treatment and recovery.
While the diagnosis of stage 3 or 4 lung cancer can be scary, there is hope for patients with advanced disease. Treatment of these stages of cancer generally is not surgical and relies instead on chemotherapy and radiation.