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If you’ve recently received a cancer diagnosis, you probably have a lot of questions. Additionally, you may be eager to do everything in your power to streamline your cancer treatment and to avoid anything that might make your cancer worse. One specific point of discussion...

Going through cancer treatment can be a challenging time. There is a lot of new information to absorb and physical and emotional changes to the process. If you are receiving radiation therapy as part of your cancer treatment, you may have questions about the procedure...

  When you first find out that your doctor is prescribing chemotherapy for your cancer treatment, you may have many questions. That's understandable; getting answers to some of your questions can help prepare you for your treatment.  Each person's chemotherapy experience will be different, starting with emotional...

Your oncology team may prescribe immunotherapy as part of your treatment plan. There are many new and unfamiliar things that come with a cancer diagnosis, but understanding the treatments that are available to you doesn’t have to be a mystery. Here is everything you need...

  While most cancer is unpredictable, some healthy habits help reduce cancer risk. Developing these healthy habits early on can help lower your risk for cancer, as well as improve your well-being if you do develop the disease.  Regardless of cancer prevention steps, these healthy behaviors can...

Iron is very important in maintaining many body functions, including the production of hemoglobin, the molecule in your blood that carries oxygen. Iron is also necessary to maintain healthy cells, skin, hair, and nails. Iron from the food you eat is absorbed into the body by...

Blood cancers affect the production and function of your blood cells. Most of these cancers start in your bone marrow where blood is produced. Stem cells in your bone marrow mature and develop into three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells,...

Chemotherapy often involves severe adverse effects, but recent scientific advances mean that many of these side effects of chemo are far more manageable than in the past. Depending on the type and extent of the treatment and other individual factors, adverse effects can range from...