Advances in genetic testing of tumors are paving the way for more effective drugs that target cancer cells and spare healthy ones. Learn how doctors are better tailoring cancer treatment.
Many people with cancer may wonder if it’s safe to get one of the approved COVID-19 vaccines. An oncologist discusses vaccine safety and what cancer patients should know.
We often suggest that our patients pack a small bag to bring to chemotherapy. Having a few familiar items from home can help ease anxiety you might be feeling. And these things can help you distract yourself while your treatment is administered.
Some patients develop heart problems during cancer treatment or even years later. Our expert talks through a few cardiac screening tests you may need during or after cancer treatment.
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You might feel unprepared to help a spouse who’s been diagnosed with cancer. Get expert suggestions, from how to communicate to tips for supporting them.
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you might think about quitting smoking and wonder, “Why bother?” Here are three good reasons that may surprise you.
Qigong is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) principles which state that qi, or energy, is present in everyone’s body. Learn more about the benefits of this ancient practice.
For cancer patients, there’s one symptom that indisputably requires a trip to the hospital: fever. Find out why from an emergency medicine director and a hematologist-oncologist.
Chemo brain, or chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment, is a mental fog that can affect cancer survivors’ memory, attention and ability to process information. Here’s a look at how common it is and strategies for coping.
It can be overwhelming enough when your child is diagnosed with cancer, yet infertility caused by cancer treatment should be a top concern among parents facing this reality. A pediatric oncologist walks us through why this is a conversation worth having.