How Can Patients With Cancer, Caregivers Find the Best Mental Health Care Available?
Experts from Cancer Treatment Centers of America explain why mental health is important from cancer diagnosis through survivorship, the types of therapy and more.
What Happens When a Patient Develops a Secondary Cancer Years After Undergoing Treatment?
Although certain cancer treatments have been linked to an increased risk of a secondary cancer years later, an expert notes there are no genetic or pathologic studies that prove the association between new and previous cancers.
Invading Cancer Cells With Immunotherapy Combinations
Recent research has demonstrated the ability of immunotherapy combinations to target advanced melanoma.
Male Cancer Caregivers Navigate A Gauntlet of Challenges, Often Under The Cover of Darkness
Regardless of a man’s age, providing care to a partner or family member with cancer has been shown to take a drastic toll on their health. To make matters worse, research shows many men struggle in silence.
Marathon ‘Streakers’ Say They Won’t Stop Running Until a Cure for Cancer is Found
As The DONNA Foundation’s 15th annual marathon brings the breast cancer community together, two “streakers” discuss why they continue to participate in every marathon.
Multiple Myeloma is Being Diagnosed More Often in Younger Patients, But The Reasons Why Are Unclear
As more and more people in their 20s and 30s begin to receive diagnoses of multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, one expert stresses that continued research to improve survival in this patient population is critical.
Cancer Advocacy Helps Ease Nerves and Uncertainty, Says One Patient
A patient’s experience with polycythemia vera — a rare blood cancer — led to her becoming an advocate for others to help ease all the nerves and uncertainty that many patients face when they hear they have cancer.
Drugs Established for Other Health Conditions May Provide Cancer Benefit
Drugs that control blood pressure and lower cholesterol, among others, may help patients derive greater benefit from cancer treatment, but study findings have left researchers reassessing their next moves.
Decades' Worth of Reconstruction Advancements Have Transformed the Lives of Many Patients Who Underwent Debilitating Cancer Treatments
Aesthetic appearances, according to an expert at the UCSF, are often important for patients following the surgical treatment of cancer. Advancements in this space over the past 20 years have allowed many to patients to look as normal as possible.
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