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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

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 [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer Treatment Myths

Skin cancer on the rise in young people With warmer weather here and skin cancer rates rising, keep in mind that no amount of tan is really healthy. Cancer treatment myths: Any truth to these common beliefs? A Mayo Clinic expert debunks some of the most common misconceptions about cancer [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Aromatherapy for Cancer Survivors

Explore the uplifting effects of aromatherapy Aromatherapy may help cancer survivors lower anxiety, relieve stress and improve mood. Cancer diagnosis: 11 tips for coping Find 11 ways to cope with the life-changing news of a cancer diagnosis. Managing chemotherapy side effects Chemotherapy treatment carries with it a host of potential [...]

Created by Dana Sparks