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.
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.
When it comes to cancer of the esophagus, doctors carefully determine how far the cancer has progressed – and that information guides treatment options.
Cancer patients who’ve undergone chest radiation therapy may incur cardiovascular damage that shows up decades later. Surgeons recommend multi-component procedures, or other therapies based upon each patient’s risk.
A new study finds that yoga improves quality of life and lessens fatigue for breast cancer patients who are undergoing radiation therapy.
Imagine focusing hundreds of radiation beams on a cancerous tumor, hitting it hard with radiation. It’s called Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) and can treat colon cancers that have spread to a person’s liver.
If you have cancer, you can take steps to prepare yourself for treatment and help manage the process. Seek out the right sources of information, rely on available support and remember — you’re the boss.
Many people take vitamin E supplements thinking the antioxidant will help fight or stave off lung cancer. A new study suggests that those supplements have exactly the opposite effect in mice.
Massive chest pain that feels like a heart attack might be something else: acute pericarditis, a potentially life-threatening inflammation of the sac around the heart. It's not a heart attack, but can feel like one.