If you’re undergoing cancer treatment, you may worry about the effect that chemotherapy and radiation may have on your loved ones and others around you. Our cancer care nurse explains what you need to know.
Does your mouth have the taste of old pennies? The condition is more common than you might think. Find out what might be giving your mouth a metallic taste.
After you receive a diagnosis of cancer, starting or maintaining an exercise routine might seem like the least of your worries.
How aggressive should a woman be in her breast cancer treatment? Breast cancer specialist Stephen Grobmyer, MD, answers this question from our series, The Short Answer.
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