For cancer survivors, the period after treatment ends can be challenging. Here’s how to be a supportive friend or family member to a cancer survivor.
Fear that breast cancer will return can affect survivors so profoundly they are unable to enjoy life. Having certain facts in hand and a surveillance plan can help dispel this fear. If not, counseling may be needed.
Lymphedema most commonly occurs after surgery to remove lymph nodes in the armpit in breast cancer patients or lymph nodes in the groin to treat other types of cancer.
You survived cancer, but now you still have symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
It grows slowly. It can be cured in early stages. A colonoscopy can uncover it. We know how to solve the problem of colon cancer, but every year, people die of it. It’s a sad fact that even with so much in our favor, this cancer still claims lives. Do your part to protect yourself, … Read More
Our experts discuss top concerns for cancer survivors.
When you’re fighting cancer, you might not have a big appetite. Try these smoothie tips as an appealing way to get the nutrients you need.
Contributor: Mona Gupta, MD, Palliative Medicine and Supportive Oncology, Solid Tumor A cancer diagnosis can bring up people’s worst fears. Many cancer patients have the idea that it is the end of life as they know it. There is so much focus on the physical aspects of treatment that they may not realize how important … Read More
Don’t worry. You won’t be facing your cancer diagnosis alone. Learn about who’s on your support team.