The Motivation to Move
Physical activity may be as powerful as anything that comes from a bottle, but how much and how often is as individual as every pill in your medicine cabinet.
The Fitness Factor
To reduce the risk of cancer recurring, exercise may be just what the doctor orders.
Integrative Therapies Can Complement Conventional Cancer Treatments
Patients, physicians and researchers are learning that integrative therapies have a place in cancer care.
Integrative medicine can be described by five categories, including mind/body, energy and ancient medical systems.
Complementary medicine was once a secret sideline for many patients. While that’s changing, communication barriers still remain.
Taking It Personally
Biomarkers are increasingly used by patients to make decisions about cancer treatment, but they are one piece of a large, complex puzzle.
Biomarkers Help Patients Make Better Medical Decisions
The information gleaned from cancer biomarkers can be both a treasure chest and a Pandora’s box.
Future Frontier: Fighting Cancer at the Genetic Level
The evolution of cancer genomics and what it means to you.
Pressing the Pause Button
More information may be better when it comes to sequencing the genome, but there are some caveats to consider.
Children Are Not Little Adults
Children also experience distress, but a child's risks and coping mechanisms depend largely on age and maturity level.
Vital Signs: Recognizing and Managing Distress
Recognizing & managing distress can lead to better outcomes.
Making a Difference
While Judy Ochs can't donate her organs to other patients, she's hoping science will get some use of it.
Donating the Gift of Life
Donating blood and tissues after cancer is gaining acceptance.
Quick Tips for Medication Adherence
Practical ideas for improving adherence and essential questions to ask the healthcare team.
Colorectal Cancer Prevention Practices
Despite advances in drugs for metastatic colorectal cancer, the disease is still most successfully treated when detected early, while it is within the confines of its original location.
Optimists Club: Improving the Colorectal Cancer Outlook
Genetic targets have led to better treatments for advanced colorectal cancer.
Questions Linger for Best Use of Proton Beam Therapy
Proton therapy works against some tumors, but whether it's best for prostate cancer is still unknown.
Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer
Treatment options for prostate cancer.
Calling Cancer's Bluff: Research in Vaccine Therapy for Cancer Is Paying Off
Vaccines help the immune system uncover malignant cells.
The Search for Environmental Carcinogens
In the search for carcinogens, competing interests can complicate and compromise the case.
What Defines a Cancer Cluster?
Learn what defines a cancer cluster.
An Introduction to Multiple Myeloma
An introduction to multiple myeloma.
How Is Multiple Myeloma Diagnosed?
Learn how multiple myeloma is diagnosed.
How is Multiple Myeloma Staged?
Learn how multiple myeloma is staged.
A Guide to Multiple Myeloma Treatment Options
Learn about treatment options for multiple myeloma.
Side Effects & Complications of Multiple Myeloma
The potential side effects and complications of multiple myeloma.
Questions to Ask Your Medical Team about Multiple Myeloma
Questions to ask your medical team about multiple myeloma.
Connecting the Dots: Why It's So Hard to Pin Down Environmental Causes of Cancer
Researchers examine environmental clues to establish a link to cancer.
Cancer Studies: A Primer
When trying to understand cancer studies, consider these questions.
An Introduction to Prostate Cancer
An introduction to prostate cancer
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