Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers ever. Learn about the exam that stops this cancer cold. Get tips on healthy diet and lifestyle changes. Learn how to cope with cancer if it’s diagnosed, and much more.
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.
Cancer patients or survivors often ask: Should I start to date again and when? They may worry so much that they keep themselves from the friendship and companionship that dating can provide.
Treating blood cancers presents unique challenges. It's more difficult to truly pinpoint the cancerous cells. The answer may not be a new drug or therapy -- but perhaps just a new way of using the drugs we have.
Robotic-assisted hysterectomy is the least-invasive, fastest cervical cancer surgery and cure. Learn what makes it different from a traditional hysterectomy.
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.
Conditions that require colostomy bags, particularly on a permanent basis -- and for younger people -- bring a stigma that patients can face and conquer.
Starting a new year may be a time of special reflection for those who are undergoing or who have finished cancer treatment. If this is you, consider making some New Year’s resolutions for your health and your life post-cancer.
Many cancers can hide from the immune system, making it difficult for them to be identified and destroyed. Immunotherapy stimulates the immune system to more effectively fight cancer.
To avoid overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer, we need to be smarter about how we use prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests. Recommendations for screening have already begun to change. Learn more.