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Animal therapy

July 21, 2020

Animal-assisted therapy for cancer patients may help ease stress, lift spirits

Studies have shown that animal-assisted therapy can decrease anxiety and pain, lower blood pressure and help alleviate depression.

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RBG cancer diagnosis

July 20, 2020

5 things we can learn about cancer from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for multiple cancers and announced this week she’s being treated for cancer on her liver.

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Cleaning house

8/5/2020 12:00 AM

Tips on cleaning your home from an expert who sanitizes cancer hospitals

For cancer patients, keeping a clean home is an important step in helping to stop the spread of viruses that may raise their risk of serious illness.

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Bone pain

8/3/2020 12:00 AM

10 ways to manage bone pain caused by cancer

Bone pain is a common symptom or side effect of cancer and may significantly affect patients’ quality of life.

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Lung cancer

7/31/2020 12:00 AM

Video: What you should know about lung cancer

Learn about lung cancer, its risk factors, symptoms and the options that may be used to treat the disease.

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7/30/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: Have people delayed cancer screenings due to COVID-19? Can we prevent complications from the virus?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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Oncology nurse

7/28/2020 12:00 AM

The heart of health care: Oncology nursing

It is often said that nurses are the heart of health care. The field of oncology nursing, in particular, is probably one of the most challenging and rewarding fields in nursing.

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7/27/2020 12:00 AM

Exercise empathy to support a loved one with cancer

Empathy is particularly important when helping a friend or loved one cope with a cancer diagnosis and treatment regimen.

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7/24/2020 12:00 AM

Video: How does immunotherapy work?

Immunotherapy drugs are designed to help the body's immune cells better recognize and attack cancer.

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7/23/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: Can children get COVID-19? What’s the latest on a vaccine?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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7/22/2020 12:00 AM

HIPEC attacks peritoneal malignancies with a one-two punch

Advances in cancer treatment, particularly in surgical approaches such as HIPEC, are offering new options to patients with advanced abdominal cancers, including peritoneal surface malignancies.

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