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Cultural Traditions Influence Caregiving With Cancer Patients

Cultural traditions influence caregiving with cancer patients After a diagnosis of cancer, cultural traditions may play a key role in helping you feel cared for and loved during treatment and recovery. Ovarian cancer September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Find out how this cancer is treated and what you [...]

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Groups Offer Support for Brain Tumor Survivors

Groups offer support for brain tumor survivors If you have a brain tumor, finding information specific to its type is important. Here are support organizations that can help you. Coping with chemotherapy side effects Chemotherapy often triggers side effects. Taking steps to manage them can help you feel better and [...]

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What's Taboo to You as a Cancer Survivor?

What's taboo to you as a cancer survivor?Taboo topics are difficult to think about, talk about and confront. However, they're probably the ones that cause a lot of emotional pain or anxiety if you have no way of talking about them. Can bleeding problems during chemotherapy be prevented? Use these [...]

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Ginger for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea

Ginger for chemotherapy-induced nausea: Does it work? Research shows that ginger may help ease nausea and vomiting during and after chemotherapy treatments. Biomarkers help define individualized cancer treatment A new biomarker program can help doctors customize cancer treatment. Find out which types of cancer are involved. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center [...]

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Trial Uses TheraSphere for The Treatment of Liver Metastases

Trial uses TheraSphere for the treatment of liver metastases TheraSphere delivers radiation through tiny glass beads — about a third of the width of a human hair — directly into liver tumors. Positron emission tomography (PET) scan Learn about this imaging test that can help reveal whether your cancer has [...]

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Yoga Can Help Cancer Survivors Overcome Fatigue

Yoga helps cancer survivors with overall well-being Yoga can help cancer survivors overcome lack of energy and fatigue. Cancer survivors: Late effects of cancer treatment Cancer survivors can experience side effects long after their cancer treatment ends. Polycythemia vera Get the facts on this slow-growing type of blood cancer in [...]

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Friendships and Living With Cancer

Friendships and living with cancer Friendships have a powerful impact on people living with cancer. Don't miss an opportunity to reach out. Diarrhea: Cancer-related causes and how to cope Knowing which diarrhea signs and symptoms are routine and which are serious can help you understand when to call your doctor. [...]

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Tennis Coach Aces Cancer

A beloved tennis coach is diagnosed with metastatic kidney cancer and is given nine months to live. Six years later he continues to coach college tennis and participate in the Tennis and Life Camp he founded with his wife decades ago. His treatment at Mayo Clinic included chemotherapy, high dose [...]

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