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Cancer Treatment Myths

Skin cancer on the rise in young people With warmer weather here and skin cancer rates rising, keep in mind that no amount of tan is really healthy. Cancer treatment myths: Any truth to these common beliefs? A Mayo Clinic expert debunks some of the most common misconceptions about cancer [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Gene Variations that Predict Chemo Side Effects

Seemingly benign differences in genetic code from one person to the next could influence who develops side effects to chemotherapy. A Mayo Clinic study identified gene variations that can predispose people to chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, a condition that is hard to predict and often debilitating enough to cause cancer patients to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks