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A Seasonal Wish for Cancer Survivors: Celebrate Life

A seasonal wish for cancer survivors: Celebrate life Here are some things to keep in mind during the holidays, including how to simplify, live in the moment and share the hope. Cancer fatigue: Why it occurs and how to cope You can take steps to lessen your cancer fatigue. Also, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Press the Pause Button and Connect With Your Heart

Press the pause button and connect with your heart This holiday season, make a personal connection by turning off the technology. Chemotherapy side effects after treatment is done Get the facts about late effects — chemotherapy side effects that last after you've finished treatment or new ones that emerge. Risk [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Find Support When Parenting Through Cancer

Find support when parenting through cancer Parents may wonder how to best talk with children about a diagnosis of cancer. Here are some helpful tips. Tips for eating well during chemotherapy Here's how to get the nutrition you need — even when chemotherapy side effects make eating difficult Causes of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Chemotherapy Following Radiation Treatment Slows Disease Progress and Improves Overall Survival in Adults with Low-Grade Brain Cancer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdi8vCwvfA4   MIAMI — A chemotherapy regimen consisting of procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine (PCV) administered following radiation therapy improved progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade gliomas, a form of brain cancer, when compared to radiation therapy alone. The findings were part of the results of a Phase III clinical trial presented today at the Society [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Tips for Seeking Second Opinion on Cancer Care

Tips for seeking second opinion on cancer care A second opinion sheds new light on cancer treatment options and gives you confidence on how to proceed with your care. Symptoms of colon cancer Many people with colon cancer experience no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. When symptoms [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Alternative Medicine for Cancer Patient Fatigue

Alternative Medicine for Fatigue Many breast cancer survivors experience fatigue during and after treatment, that can continue for years. Can bleeding problems during chemotherapy be prevented? When you have low levels of platelets due to chemotherapy, you bleed and bruise more easily. Here's how to lower your risk of bleeding. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Recurrent Breast Cancer

Recurrent breast cancer This breast cancer may occur months or years after your initial treatment. Know the symptoms and find out how to cope. Resistance training helps cancer survivors Using weights, weight machines or elastic bands to exercise has helped some people with cancer lessen fatigue and improve their quality [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Anger and cancer — what to do with the difficult emotions

Anger and cancer — what to do with the difficult emotions Anger is normal when dealing with cancer. Try to direct it to something positive, be upfront about it and find a way to cope. Preventing infections during chemotherapy Chemotherapy drugs can damage your bone marrow, reducing your body's ability [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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