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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 [...]

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 [...]

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Tips for Cancer Survivors to Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

Tips for cancer survivors to keep cool in the summer heat Cancer survivors should be careful this season — there's potential for dehydration and sunburn. Try these tips to stay safe. Functional foods give a boost to your wellness Researchers are studying how certain foods — called functional foods — [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Dealing With Guilt When Others Don't Live On

Cancer survivors: Dealing with guilt when others don't live on Guilt is a normal feeling as you search for the meaning of survival when others pass away. Polycythemia vera Get the facts on this slow-growing type of blood cancer in which your bone marrow makes too many red blood cells. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Gene Panel Testing to Target Cancer Treatment

Mayo Clinic offers gene panel testing to target cancer treatment This test for patients with solid tumors — such as lung, colon, breast, kidney and liver cancers — may identify treatment options. Pegfilgrastim (subcutaneous route) Learn about this medication that's used to reduce the risk of infection while you're being [...]

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Letter Writing Can Benefit Cancer Survivors

The lost art of letter writing can benefit cancer survivors Researchers have found that people felt happier and less depressed after they made letter writing a weekly routine. Photodynamic therapy Learn about this cancer treatment that uses medications to make cancer cells vulnerable to special lights, such as lasers. Mayo [...]

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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

Gardening Restores the Body and Soul

Gardening restores the body and soul Gardening offers cancer survivors the opportunity to get some exercise, stay healthy and nourish the soul. Stage 4 prostate cancer Stage 4 prostate cancer begins in the prostate and grows to nearby organs or spreads to other areas of the body. Learn the symptoms, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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