• By Laurel Kelly

Living With Cancer: Intimacy and chemotherapy

September 2, 2016

a closeup of a two hands entwined

Chemotherapy and sex: Is sexual activity OK during treatment?
Being intimate while undergoing chemotherapy is usually fine as long as you're feeling up to it.

Transitions and goodbyes are never easy
Being a cancer survivor means having to live with transitions. This time, a cancer blogger is the one dealing with a change.

HPV infection: How does it cause cervical cancer? 
When a woman is exposed to genital HPV, her immune system usually prevents the virus from doing serious harm. But, in a small number of women, the virus survives for years. Eventually, the virus can lead to the conversion of normal cells on the surface of the cervix into cancerous cells.