Side Effect Management

Patients, Visitors and Clinicians Can Stop the Spread of C. Diff on Cancer Units

October 13th 2020, 6:00pm

Article

Everyone has a role to play in decreasing Clostridioides difficile infection rates on oncology units, recent research shows.

Going Through the Complications of Treatment-Related Side Effects

October 13th 2020, 4:00pm

Article

Treatment-related side effects are a complicated part of any cancer journey, and it's important to adjust when necessary and pull back from treatments that may be more harmful than beneficial.

Cancer Treatment-Induced Dry Mouth is ‘Much More Consequential Than It Sounds’

October 9th 2020, 1:00pm

Video

Cancer-treatment induced dry mouth can lead to several severe health issues. Here, Dr. Randy Kimple discusses how the side effect can lead to dental health issues, as well as other health consequences including pneumonia.

Taking a Closer Look at Geriatric Cancer Treatment

October 8th 2020, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this week’s episode of the CURE® Talks Cancer podcast, we spoke with Dr. Grant Williams to take a closer look at the state of geriatric cancer treatment.

‘We Need to Do Better’ for Patients with Cancer Suffering from Treatment-Related Dry Mouth

October 8th 2020, 1:00pm

Video

Outside of drinking plenty of water or avoiding foods that can induce dry mouth, Dr. Randy Kimple notes that there are very few effective treatments for patients who experience cancer treatment-related dry mouth.

Study Finds Cancer Center’s Patient and Staff Bathrooms Contaminated by Chemo Agents

October 7th 2020, 6:00pm

Article

Recent study results demonstrated that there was contamination of popular chemotherapy agents in both patient and staff bathrooms of a cancer center.

Treatment for Radiation-Related Dry Mouth Could Offer Benefits to Those Outside the Cancer Space

October 7th 2020, 1:00pm

Article

Potentially curative therapies for radiation-related dry mouth aren’t only beneficial for patients with cancer, but others who suffer from dry mouth in general.

Experimental Regenerative Medicine Therapy Could Benefit Patients with Cancer Treatment-Related Dry Mouth

October 6th 2020, 3:00pm

Video

Dry mouth is a common cancer treatment-related side effect for patients, but a new experimental therapy could help with that.

5 Ways Patients With Cancer Can Decompress After A Chemotherapy Session

October 2nd 2020, 4:00pm

Article

Chemotherapy sessions are not just physically taxing for patients with cancer, but they’re also mentally draining. Here are five ways one cancer survivor decompressed after chemotherapy sessions.

How to Find Solutions for the Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

September 30th 2020, 4:00pm

Article

Cancer, unfortunately, forces you to adapt or be miserable. There’s a solution to the side effects of treatment out there. You just have to find it.

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