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Prostate Cancer Prevention: Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Prostate Cancer Prevention: Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Prostate cancer prevention: Ways to reduce your risk There's no proven prostate cancer prevention strategy. But you may reduce your risk of prostate cancer by making healthy choices, such as exercising and eating a healthy diet. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, also called non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is cancer that originates in your [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

Cancer Diagnosis: 11 Tips for Coping

Cancer Diagnosis: 11 Tips for Coping

Cancer diagnosis: 11 tips for coping If you've been diagnosed with cancer, knowing what to expect and making plans for how to proceed can help make this stressful time easier. Planning ahead with an advance directive is crucial Dealing with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer makes outlining the medical [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

Low Blood Cell Counts: Side Effect of Cancer Treatment

Low Blood Cell Counts: Side Effect of Cancer Treatment

  Low blood cell counts: Side effect of cancer treatment There's a good reason your doctor has your blood drawn so often — low blood cell counts put you at risk of serious complications. Discover treatments, ways to cope and more. Understanding how you learn key to cancer care As [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

The Emotions of Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment

The Emotions of Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment

  The emotions of hair loss during cancer treatment Losing your hair to chemotherapy or radiation can have an emotional impact that you may not expect. Slide show: Radiation treatment planning Before you begin external beam radiation treatment, your health care team sets everything up in radiation simulation. See what [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

Caring Canines: Receive Support from a Four-legged Friend

Caring Canines: Receive Support from a Four-legged Friend

  Caring canines: Receive support from a four-legged friend With pet-assisted therapy, a furry friend can provide you with love and help ease loneliness and anxiety. Mouth sores caused by cancer treatment: How to cope Some cancer treatments may lead to mouth sores, which can be painful and distressing. Discover [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

Cancer Treatment and Fertility

Cancer Treatment and Fertility

Cancer treatment and fertility  Some cancer treatments can affect your ability to have children. If you're planning to have a family, know your fertility options. Ovarian cancer vaccine: Can it prevent recurrence? Researchers hope to use ovarian cancer vaccines to train immune system cells. The mission? Find and attack any [...]

Created by Jen O'Hara

Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment

Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment

Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment Get to know the emotions that are common for cancer survivors and how to manage your feelings. Find out what's normal and what indicates you should consider getting help. Cancer survivors, patients need flu shot If you have cancer or had it [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Living with Cancer: Tackling Challenges Head On

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

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