Patients should consult their doctor if they detect blood in their urine.

September 21, 2022

When should you worry about blood in your urine?

Blood in your urine may be a symptom of a serious health problem, including cancer, so it’s important to determine the cause as quickly as possible.

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Flu vaccine

September 14, 2022

As flu season approaches, cancer patients should take steps to stay healthy

Flu season is upon us. That means another fall and winter with two serious viruses circulating among us. It also means it’s time for you to talk to your doctor about getting the flu vaccine.

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Seafood can be part of a healthy diet for cancer patients.

September 7, 2022

Seafood is an important part of a cancer patient’s diet, but so is knowing where it came from

Fish is an excellent source of low-fat protein, but patients struggling with digestive issues brought on by cancer treatment may find the texture and aroma unappetizing.

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The HPV vaccine may help prevent many cancers, including throat cancer

August 31, 2022

HPV and throat cancer: What’s the connection?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a leading cause of throat cancer and several other cancers and may infect as many as eight out of 10 people during their lives.

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Acid reflux

August 24, 2022

Can acid reflux cause cancer?

Acid reflux may expose your esophagus, throat and mouth to stomach acid, which may lead to a more serious condition known as Barrett’s esophagus that may lead to cancer.

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Monkeypox virus

August 17, 2022

Monkeypox: What cancer patients need to know

Cancer patients need to be vigilant about a new disease caused by a virus that has health care agencies raising red flags: monkeypox.

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Cancer staging and grading

August 10, 2022

What’s the difference? Grading and staging allow oncologists to home in on a cancer’s characteristics

Cancer staging and grading provide much of that critical data to cancer care teams as they develop a patient’s treatment plan.

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Traveling by RV may be a good option for some cancer patients.

August 3, 2022

What cancer patients need to know when traveling by RV

For those who travel long distances for their cancer care, RVs may offer many advantages over trains, planes and automobiles.

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The coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

July 27, 2022

COVID-19 subvariants posing new threat to cancer patients

COVID-19 still poses a threat to cancer patients and others who have compromised immune systems.

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