- By Laurel J. Kelly
Living With Cancer: Bladder cancer
Bladder cancer: Treatment options
Most bladder cancers are diagnosed at an early stage — when bladder cancer is highly treatable. Your treatment options depend on a number of factors, including the type and stage of the cancer, your overall health, and your treatment preferences. Discuss your options with your health care provider to determine which treatments are best for you.
Couples can face communication challenges during caregiving
Living with cancer is difficult for everyone involved, and couples can struggle with communication and expectations. Here are some ideas that may help cancer survivors and caregivers.
Nicotine dependence: An overview
Nicotine dependence is an addiction to tobacco products caused by the drug nicotine. While it's the nicotine in tobacco that causes nicotine dependence, the toxic effects of tobacco result from other substances in tobacco. Smokers have much higher rates of heart disease, stroke and cancer than nonsmokers. But, regardless of how long you've smoked, stopping smoking can improve your health.