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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. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer Treatment for Women: Possible Sexual Side Effects

Treatment key to living with metastatic bone cancer Metastatic bone cancer usually can't be cured; instead, the goals are to provide pain relief and control further spread through treatment. Cancer treatment for women: Possible sexual side effects Cancer treatment can cause physical changes that make having sex more difficult. Find [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy: Can I pass radiation to Others?

Treatment key to living with metastatic bone cancer Metastatic bone cancer usually can't be cured; instead, the goals are to provide pain relief and control further spread through treatment. Prostate cancer brachytherapy: Can I pass radiation to others? Passing radiation to others from prostate cancer brachytherapy depends on your treatment [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Getting Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

                                                                        Colorectal cancer risk: genes, the environment and family history A Mayo Clinic expert discusses [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Aromatherapy for Cancer Survivors

Explore the uplifting effects of aromatherapy Aromatherapy may help cancer survivors lower anxiety, relieve stress and improve mood. Cancer diagnosis: 11 tips for coping Find 11 ways to cope with the life-changing news of a cancer diagnosis. Managing chemotherapy side effects Chemotherapy treatment carries with it a host of potential [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hay fever Despite its name, hay fever is almost never triggered by hay, and it doesn't cause a fever. In the fall, ragweed pollen is a common hay fever trigger. Weight loss: 6 strategies for success Help make your weight-loss goals a reality with these six [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Living with Cancer: Tackling Challenges Head On

* The downloads above are intended for web use only* A cancer diagnosis can turn your life upside down. An unknown future, unexpected setbacks and unanswered questions loom ahead for the recently diagnosed patient.  Was my cancer inherited? What's the best treatment for my type of cancer? Should I change [...]

Created by Susana Shephard