Changes in skin and nails during cancer treatment can be upsetting. They can also put you at risk for infection. Find out how a few changes in your routine can help.
When you’re going through cancer treatment, it’s important to ask your doctor and cancer care team all your questions. It will prepare you for for treatments, while helping your family to understand how to best support you. Not sure what to ask? Find some suggestions.
The right relaxation techniques can help you take charge of how you feel and minimize the negative effects of radiation therapy for cancer. Get four tips.
Discover the truth about focused health questions in our “Short Answer” series. Cardiologist Brian Griffin, MD, answers this one.
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
Some believe this pre-cancer, or stage zero cancer, should be treated conservatively while others believe that standard cancer treatment, including breast-conserving surgery, is best.
Imagine heading out of the house in the morning, having brain surgery during the day — and arriving home in time for dinner. That’s possible today with Gamma Knife surgery, a minimally invasive, targeted therapy.
The best cancer treatment today embraces interdisciplinary patient care, and uses a broad approach with a team of health care and medical providers – all of whom are rallying for you.
Two new studies show promising results for the use of radiation therapy to prevent breast cancer from coming back. The research shows that when patients with breast cancer received radiation therapy to their lymph nodes – not just the area of the breast where cancer occurred – cancer did not recur in the original site … Read More
If you’re undergoing treatment for cancer, you may have special needs where sleeping is concerned. Get back to sleep with expert advice from Nurse Practitioner Jamie Schwachter, BSN, MSN, NP-C
Contributor: Josette Snyder, RN, MSN, AOCN If you are undergoing treatment for cancer, you know the medicines and procedures have side effects. You may worry that these lifesaving treatments could somehow be harmful to your loved ones. It’s a concern that we often hear from cancer patients or their family members who call the Cancer Answer Line. … Read More