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.
Is cancer always painful? Is it contagious? Sometimes myths about cancer are scarier than the reality. Oncologist Michael McNamara, MD, talks about six of the most common.
“Clinical trials” may sound a little mysterious and scary to some. Oncologist Brian Rini, MD, talks about a new easy-to-use app that not only connects patients to clinical trials — but demystifies them too.
"Laughter is the best medicine" is a cliché, but it’s common for a reason. Oncologist Mikkael Sekeres, MD, talks about how his gentle teasing of his patients helps them feel better.
Thyroid cancer has a survival rate of nearly 100 percent if caught in its first two stages. That's why researchers work to help doctors catch the disease earlier than ever before.
People frequently ask me what makes us different from other major cancer centers. I think it can be summed up by the phrase, “We get it, and we are going to do something about it.”