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Cancer Treatment and the Heart

Cancer Treatment and the Heart

Cancer treatment and the heart Radiation treatment and chemotherapy can increase the chance of heart damage. Know the risks. Alternative cancer treatments: 10 options to consider Looking for relief from cancer treatment side effects? These 10 types of alternative medicine may help. Mayo Clinic to be featured in "Killing Cancer" [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Chemotherapy nausea and vomiting: Prevention is best defense

Chemotherapy nausea and vomiting: Prevention is best defense

Chemotherapy nausea and vomiting: Prevention is best defense Discover what you and your doctor can do to help prevent nausea and vomiting when you're undergoing chemotherapy. Colon cancer awareness: The Strollin' Colon makes another visit Here's your chance to find out what the inside of a colon looks like. On [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tips for Cancer Survivors on Dating, New Relationships

Tips for Cancer Survivors on Dating, New Relationships

Tips for cancer survivors on dating, new relationships A new relationship is challenging for anyone. A cancer diagnosis adds physical and emotional changes to the situation. Cancer survivors: Reconnecting with loved ones after treatment Learn how to nurture connections with friends and family to avoid common problems. Detecting breast cancers [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer survivors: Care for your body after treatment

Cancer survivors: Care for your body after treatment

Cancer survivors: Care for your body after treatment Simple changes to what you eat and how you move may help improve your health after cancer treatment. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: Support for survivors in the community A new program can help you create your own fitness routine and connect with [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

#WorldCancerDay - It is Not Beyond Us

#WorldCancerDay - It is Not Beyond Us

The 2015 World Cancer Day campaign is focusing on four key areas: Choosing healthy lives Delivering early detection Achieving treatment for all Maximizing quality of life Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States. But survival rates are improving for many types of cancer, thanks to improvements in cancer [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Easier, Less Expensive Way to Screen for Colorectal Cancer

Easier, Less Expensive Way to Screen for Colorectal Cancer

New stool DNA test screens for colorectal cancer The Cologuard test may offer an easier, less expensive way to screen for colorectal cancer, which is highly preventable. Tests and diagnosis for colon cancer If your signs and symptoms indicate that you could have colon cancer, your doctor may recommend one [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy?

Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy?

Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy? Some forms of chemotherapy and radiation therapy cause painful mouth sores. Magic mouthwash may provide relief. Research shows higher breast cancer risk for women with atypical hyperplasia New findings may change screening and prevention recommendations for women with atypical hyperplasia of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Share your story about living with cancer

Share your story about living with cancer

Share your story about living with cancer Telling your tale about surviving cancer can provide reassurance and a ray of hope to others. Make a difference. Cancer pain: Relief is possible Discover the causes of cancer pain and what you and your doctor can do to control discomfort. Treatments and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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