Coping with Chemotherapy Side Effects

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that every year in the United States, there are about 650,000 cancer patients that receive chemotherapy from an outpatient oncology clinic. Patients…

Is Genome Sequencing Right for Patients with a Cancer Diagnosis?

In the evolving field of cancer research, scientists are continually searching for methods to make cancer treatment more effective. Genome sequencing is one of those methods, falling under the umbrella…

What are My Options for Breast Cancer Detection?

The lifetime risk of a woman in the U.S. getting breast cancer is 1 in 8. There is no way to prevent breast cancer, but if found early (<1cm), 98%…

Tips to Ease Cancer Side Effects

Symptoms of cancer vary depending on factors like the location of the cancer, the size and the organ(s) it’s affecting. The treatment methods you undergo will also affect the way…

Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

Nutrition is a very important part of your routine while undergoing cancer treatment. Good nutrition provides the right calories and nutrients to keep the body strong during a time when…

Ten Ways to Improve Foot Health

Terms You May Hear When Visiting An Oncologist

In the world of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery can be complex. You may be overwhelmed with the amount of new terms you hear your doctor talk about, and keeping…

Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast cancer is the second-most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States second to skin cancer. Men can also develop breast cancer, but it’s much more common in…

The Difference Between Benign and Malignant Tumors

Tumors are swollen masses in parts of the body caused by an abnormal growth of tissue. Certain tumors, such as “solid tumors” (a tumor that doesn’t contain any liquid or…

Coping with Cancer

A cancer diagnosis not only changes your life, but it also changes the life of those around you. Cancer in any stage is a stressful life event, and treatment methods…

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What is Oncology? Understanding Medical Specialties

An oncologist is a doctor who studies, diagnoses and treats cancer. Some oncologists also participate in research and clinical trials to help find better ways to prevent, treat and cure…