From belly to brain

May 18, 2022

From the belly to the brain: How your gut plays a role in ‘chemo brain’ symptoms

The bacteria that swim in your colon may be altered in ways that impair your memory or thinking abilities, make you depressed or cause insomnia.

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Lung cancer

May 11, 2022

Why are patients with lung cancer living longer?

After decades of relatively unchanging lung cancer survival rates, researchers are now reporting promising trends at every stage of the disease.

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May 4, 2022

Is HIPEC a viable treatment option for ovarian cancer?

HIPEC may be of benefit to some patients with ovarian cancer, but the studies conducted so far have been lacking in critical areas to support that conclusion.

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Lung cancer

April 27, 2022

Why are lung cancer rates rising in people who’ve never smoked?

For several decades, scientists have been vexed by a confounding trend: the increase in the number of lung cancer diagnoses in people who never smoked.

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Head and neck cancer

April 20, 2022

Patients have options to restore their voice after head and neck cancer treatment

For patients with head and neck cancers, cancer symptoms and treatment side effects often complicate two innate tasks that are usually taken for granted—speaking and swallowing.

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Stem cells

April 13, 2022

From donating to receiving: What you need to know about stem cell and bone marrow transplants

To treat blood cancers, many oncologists will consider a bone marrow or stem cell transplant to replace the damaged blood cells with new ones.

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Cancer screening

April 6, 2022

COVID may have reversed important strides made in cancer prevention

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the delays in cancer screenings it's caused, came at a time when America was making promising strides in the treatment of cancer.

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Spiritual support

March 30, 2022

Why me? Addressing spiritual distress during a cancer journey

If you find that you’re unable to work through questions about your cancer diagnosis, or anxiety about them is disrupting your life, you may be experiencing spiritual distress.

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Gleason score

March 23, 2022

For prostate cancer patients, it’s always good to know the score

The Gleason score is a critical calculation designed to help determine the extent of the disease, the aggressiveness of the cancer cells and how it may be treated.

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