- By Jen O'Hara
Low Blood Cell Counts: Side Effect of Cancer Treatment
Low blood cell counts: Side effect of cancer treatment
There's a good reason your doctor has your blood drawn so often — low blood cell counts put you at risk of serious complications. Discover treatments, ways to cope and more.
Understanding how you learn key to cancer care
As you find out more about cancer, reflect on how you learn best. Then share it with your health care team, who can help you absorb information better.
Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT)
IORT is an intensive radiation treatment that's administered during surgery. It allows direct radiation to the target area while sparing normal surrounding tissue. Learn more about IORT treatment and research at Mayo Clinic.