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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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Mentoring for New Cancer Survivors

Mentoring for new cancer survivors Long-time cancer survivors provide a valuable service in mentoring those who are newly diagnosed. PSA and other tests to monitor slow-growing prostate cancer  Are you undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer? Find out which tests doctors say you should have. Miles for Melanoma A new [...]

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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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Help Relieve Stress of Cancer Fight

Meditate in nature to help relieve stress of cancer fight A few minutes a day spent outdoors does wonders for the soul in fighting off stress. Take time to be thankful and enjoy the beauty. Hodgkin's lymphoma In Hodgkin's lymphoma, cells in the lymphatic system (part of your immune system) [...]

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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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Caring Canines: Support from Four-Legged Friends

Caring Canines: Receive support from a four-legged friend With pet-assisted therapy, find out how a furry friend can provide you with love and help ease loneliness and anxiety. Transoral robotic surgery for oral cancer Discover how surgeons use this high-tech procedure to treat mouth and throat cancers. Positron emission tomography [...]

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Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease?

Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease? Chemotherapy side effects may include an increased risk of heart disease, especially cardiomyopathy. Get the facts. Energy therapies offer support in healing for cancer survivors Energy therapies may help relieve fatigue, stress, pain, anxiety and the side effects of cancer treatments. Functional [...]

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Focusing on Cancer Survivorship

Pancreatic cancer This form of cancer begins in the pancreas — an organ in your abdomen that secretes enzymes to aid digestion. Learn the symptoms, treatments and more. Mayo Clinic Women's Health Clinic provides focus on cancer survivorship The Women's Health Clinic offers consultation for questions about menopause, sexual health [...]

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