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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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Immunotherapy May be Option Challenging Breast Cancer

PHOENIX — A promising new study from Mayo Clinic, in conjunction with Caris Life Sciences, points to immunotherapy as a possible treatment option for patients with the difficult-to-treat triple negative breast cancer mutation. The study was presented this week at the 50th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology [...]

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National Cancer Survivor Day is June 1st

Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day Italian style Take part in an annual national celebration that honors people whose lives have been touched by cancer. National Cancer Survivors Day is June 1st. Complete blood count (CBC) Learn about this blood test that's used to evaluate your overall health and detect a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Chemotherapy following radiation treatment improves progression-free survival and overall survival in adults with low-grade brain cancer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdi8vCwvfA4 CHICAGO — 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 [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

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