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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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Pay it Forward with Random Acts of Kindness

Pay it forward with random acts of kindness Practice kindness and pass it on. You'll make someone's day, and when that person passes the kindness on, it multiplies. Pediatric white blood cell disorders Learn the basics about children's white blood cell disorders. Fertility preservation: Understand your options before cancer treatment [...]

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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 [...]

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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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