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Reducing Alcohol Consumption Leads to a ‘Plethora of Health Benefits’ Including Decreased Risk of Cancer, Expert Says

July 26th 2021, 11:00pm

By Colleen Moretti


Most people who consume alcohol are unaware that it increases their risk of receiving a diagnosis of cancer, according to an expert.

Women With Diabetes May Face Increased Kidney Cancer Risk

July 26th 2021, 9:00pm

By Antonia DePace


Post-menopausal women may be at an increased risk for kidney cancer if they are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

Common Questions on Medical Marijuana

July 26th 2021, 6:00pm

By Brielle Benyon


An expert discusses the most common reasons his patients ask him about medical marijuana.

Remission: Time to Breathe Again!

July 26th 2021, 4:00pm

By Ron Cooper


A survivor of prostate cancer celebrates the news that his cancer has not spread and describes how remission has made him feel.

Lifting Weight Off of Patients’ Shoulders

July 26th 2021, 3:00pm

By Sharon Ward


Three different people describe similar experiences with someone who stands alongside them during their journeys.

Patients With Blood Cancer Less Likely to Produce COVID-19 Antibodies After Vaccination

July 26th 2021, 1:00pm

By Brielle Benyon


About 25% of patients with blood cancer did not produce antibodies after being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Music Leads to Lung Cancer Awareness

July 25th 2021, 9:00pm


"Hildy’s creative energy in founding and nurturing Upstage Lung Cancer has made many more people aware of the disease," one man writes.

Like a Vessel

July 25th 2021, 6:00pm

By Chris Matthews


A breast cancer survivor writes a poem about feeling adrift after treatment.

Childhood Cancer Survivor Becomes Oncology Nurse and Hero

July 25th 2021, 3:00pm

By Lauren Goodwin


A mother credits her son’s oncology nurse for saving his life and their entire family with her smile, grace and endless commitment.

A Huge Heart for Patients With Lung Cancer

July 24th 2021, 9:00pm

By Mari Casanova


A patient with small cell lung cancer nominates writes about the woman who connected her to others with the same diagnosis.

Imperfection After Breast Cancer

July 24th 2021, 6:00pm

By Felicia Carparelli


A stage 2 breast cancer survivor uses poetry to reflect on her views about her changing body after a lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiation.

Using Group Therapy as a Learning Experience for Patients With Cancer

July 24th 2021, 3:00pm

By Michael Urban


A patient with cancer recalls his experience with group therapy started by a nurse that helped him learn more not only from her but from others in similar situations.

FDA’s Approval of Keytruda-Based Regimen for Certain Stomach Cancer Subtypes ‘Really Exciting’ For Patients

July 23rd 2021, 11:00pm

By Ryan McDonald


The FDA’s recent approval of Keytruda in combination with trastuzumab and chemotherapy in the first-line setting is an exciting change for a group of patients with certain subtypes of stomach cancer, according to an expert.

Heart Failure May Increase Cancer Risk

July 23rd 2021, 9:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA


Patients with heart failure may have an increased incidence of cancer, which may be a result of similar risk factors including obesity and diabetes.

Easing Worried Patients During Difficult Times Throughout Cancer Treatment

July 23rd 2021, 6:00pm

By Christina Klawitter, RN, M.S.N., OCN


A colleague writes about an infusion nurse that has the bedside manner to make patients’ experiences with cancer a little calmer with her sense of humor and knowledge.