Palliative care

September 15, 2021

Palliative care: It’s probably not what you think it is

Palliative care is an umbrella term for treatments designed to improve quality of life and relieve symptoms and side effects caused by a serious illness, including cancer.

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Non-stick pan

September 8, 2021

Does Teflon cause cancer?

PTFE is resilient, resistant to heat, and nothing sticks to it. You know it as Teflon. Over the years, concerns have been raised about how PTFE may affect human health.

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Gynecologic cancer

September 1, 2021

Gynecologic oncology offers women expert care

A gynecologic oncologist is trained to diagnose and treat female reproductive cancers.

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September 1, 2021

What’s the difference? Chemotherapy drugs

Different types of chemotherapy drugs are designed to use different attack strategies.

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Delta variant

August 25, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about the COVID-19 Delta variant

The rise in new COVID-19 cases requires cancer patients and caregivers to continue to take extra steps to reduce their risk of exposure.

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August 18, 2021

Traditional vs. 3D mammography: Which is better for you?

The development of a 3D-like mammogram, called digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), has been a major advancement for cancer detection.

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August 17, 2021

Navigating healthy choices in the grocery store

Cancer patients may find grocery shopping intimidating once they return home from the hospital. Get tips on what foods to choose and what to avoid.

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August 12, 2021

Cancer and communication: Tips and advice for couples

Research shows that good communication between you and your partner may be vital to not only your mental health but also to your relationship.

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Animals and cancer

August 10, 2021

8 things we’ve learned about cancer from animals

Human beings aren’t the only creatures affected by cancer. Sometimes it’s a family pet or an animal in the wild.

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