By now, you’re probably already aware of all the ways in which cosmetics can be used to help enhance your physical appearance. However, have you ever thought about the ways in which it can negatively impact your health? Several studies report that there is an underlying connection between the harmful chemicals found in beauty products […]
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Exercise is considered an important additional therapy during and after cancer treatments, according to Harvard Health. While some cancer patients may not feel well enough to work out, others will have the capacity to exercise at home. Cancer treatments vary widely, from chemo to surgery to targeted drug therapy and beyond, so every cancer patient […]
This podcast was originally published by Cornell Weill Cancer Cast, on March 22, 2019, here.
This podcast was originally by Five to Thrive on January 17, 2019, here. Most people harbor some amount of fear about getting diagnosed with cancer. For those who are successfully treated for cancer to the point where they no longer have the disease, the fear of recurrence can be tremendous and significantly debilitating to one’s wellness. […]
This podcast was originally published by the We Have Cancer show by Lee Silverstein on March 5, 2019, here. In our first episode supporting 2019 Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Carole Motycka talks about how advocacy and faith has helped her far outlive her doctor’s initial prognosis. During this interview we talked about: How a minor hiking accident led to her […]
This podcast was originally published by The Cancer Cast by Jennifer Levine here. Jennifer Levine, MD, MSW – Speaker Bio Fertility preservation options for men and women with cancer. Guest: Jennifer Levine, MD, pediatric hematologist-oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian […]
This podcast was originally published by NPR’s Joy of Medicine here.
This blog was originally published by Cancer Today by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock, here. A clinical trial comparing acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy found that they are both helpful for people who are experiencing sleep problems after cancer treatment. by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock Photo by Marjot / iStock / Getty Images Plus PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED with cancer often face […]
This blog was originally published by I Had Cancer.com on July 23, 2019, by Catherine, here. This month marks the five year anniversary of my first cancer diagnosis, and three years since my stage IV diagnosis. Statistics say that I’m at the upper limit of my predicted survival (2-3 years), so it looks like I’m […]
This resource was originally published by National Coalition For Cancer Survivorship here. Life After Cancer Fifty percent of men and one-third of women in the United States will develop cancer in their lifetimes. There are currently more than 12 million U.S. cancer survivors. Despite the widespread nature of the disease, primary care physicians and other health […]
This resource was originally published by National Coalition For Cancer Survivorship here. Health Care Roundup: Cokie Roberts; Survivorship in the News; Junk Insurance Doesn’t Cover the Bills; Seeking Help and Encouragement; More September 20, 2019 | In Cancer News, Cancer Policy Blog, NCCS News | Add Comment Tennessee became the first state in the country to release a plan proposing to block […]
This video was originally published by Mayo Clinic Laboratories on August 6th, 2019, here. In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Dr. Curt Hanson will discuss the use of laboratory-based prognostic markers in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). He will also highlight the importance of molecular analyses for IGHV and TP53 sequencing in these patients.
This resource was originally published by Cancer Today Mag.com by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas, here. Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective. by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas Image by OnBlast / iStock / Getty Images Plus WHILE IT’S MOST COMMON to hear about cancer patients getting involved in research […]
This resource was originally published by Cancer.net here. Today, there are more than 15.5 million Americans alive with a history of cancer. Cancer.Net’s survivorship section provides helpful information for cancer survivors and their friends and family. What is Survivorship? Changes people with a history of cancer may experience Follow-up Care After Cancer Treatment Follow-up care […]
This video was originally published by Cancer Support Community on April 29, 2015, here.