CURE’s Top Stories: February 2021

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular CURE® stories. Here are the top five stories for February 2021.

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular CURE® stories. Here are the top five stories for February 2021.

5. Understanding Heart Problems After Cancer Treatment

Doctors have known for some time about cardiotoxicity — the toxic effects that certain cancer treatments have on the heart. In this piece from our winter issue of Heal magazine, we take a closer look.

4. Coping With Cancer Treatment’s Effects on Skin

Although many cancers are unseen, different types of treatment can lead to painful, visible side effects, particularly when it comes to an individual's skin. Here, we share the stories of patients like Erin Hazelton, who experienced these effects firsthand. 

3. Five Groups of Helpers to Thank During the Pandemic

As he prepares to receive his second COVID-19 vaccine dose, a cancer survivor looks at the five groups of “helpers” he would like to thank, after seeing them in action throughout the past year.

2. After Weighing the Pros and Cons of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine, I Decided to Get One

For patients with cancer and survivors, there may be many things to think about or consider regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. Here, a cancer survivor reflects on her decision to receive the vaccine when it was made available to her.

1. National Organization Recommends Women Delay Mammogram Screening Following COVID-19 Vaccine

The Society of Breast Imaging has recommended women wait four to six weeks after receiving their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to get a screening mammogram. However, experts differ on whether women should wait to get a screening mammogram following their vaccine.

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