It can be hard to know how to act, and the right words hard to come by, when someone you know has cancer. That’s why you should know about “cancer etiquette.”
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.
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you may be wondering how fast it can spread. An oncologist breaks down what factors may contribute to the spread of breast cancer, plus the outlook for slowing and preventing cancer growth.
Getting through cancer treatment successfully is something to celebrate. To stay in good health, doctors say you need to watch for other symptoms, including vision changes, headaches and problems with balance.
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You’re in the middle of treatment for cancer — one of the most serious, scary and intense experiences ever. Is it safe to go on vacation during cancer treatment?
If your doctor has told you that your breast cancer has spread, you may be wondering what that means and where the cancer will go. Here an oncologist discusses where breast cancer is most likely to spread and how the type of breast cancer can play a role.
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Scientific evidence has been accumulating for decades that colon cancer is more common among people who eat the most red meat and processed meat.
Having a colostomy bag actually gives you more freedom than you may realize. Here is why you shouldn’t be ashamed and instead embrace it.
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