Communication and an open mind can help you and your partner find new paths to intimacy when cancer causes problems in the bedroom.
Being diagnosed with cancer or any major illness is overwhelming and confusing. Here are seven questions to ask your oncologist so you can understand your stage, prognosis and treatment options.
It’s well-known that exercise is good for your heart and can lower the risk of developing medical conditions like heart disease and diabetes. A large study released Monday now shows that exercise is an important factor in reducing the risk of developing a wide range of cancers, too.
It makes sense to know the risk factors that you can control — and then avoid or eliminate them entirely to lower your risk of developing certain cancers. Here is our collection of advice to help you know more about your risk of developing breast, bladder, colon or skin cancers.
If you are diagnosed with cancer in a kidney, you may lose that kidney. But is your other kidney also at risk? Learn more about what to expect from renal cancer treatment.
Rectal cancer typically affects people later in life, but doctors are seeing a surprising trend toward younger patients, particularly younger baby boomers. A colorectal surgeon answers some key questions.
If you have just been diagnosed with breast cancer, you may not realize how regular exercise can make you stronger in the fight. Find out what you need to know.
You can’t see radon. And you can’t smell or taste it. But it may be a problem in your home. Find out how to test for this naturally occurring gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer. If you smoke or have ever smoked, it’s even more important to test.
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.
The timing is ideal for renewed attention in our quest to eradicate cancer. Our knowledge of the genomics of cancer has dramatically grown over the past decade, resulting in new forms of targeted therapies.