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Tips for Selecting the Right Physician and Health Care Plan

Tips for Selecting the Right Physician and Health Care Plan Selecting a new physician can be complex, especially if you have recently moved to a new location or changed your insurance plans. Asking for recommendations from contacts such as relatives, coworkers, and neighbors is a common means of beginning your search. However, others may not have enoug... Read More

Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention

Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention Cancer patients who struggle with sleep, due to pain or the adverse effects of cancer treatment, can rely on two behavior interventions for relief - cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). This is according to Penn Medicine Researchers w... Read More

African American Women and Breast Cancer Facts

African American Women and Breast Cancer Facts For African American women, the risk of getting breast cancer is lower than for white women, but the risk of dying from breast cancer is higher. Here are some other facts regarding the disparities between African American women and white women regarding breast cancer. Read More

Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates?

Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates? A new study shows that most women either do not know or have the wrong information about the stage of their breast cancer tumor. Having the accurate information helps women better comply with treatments. Here is a brief guide to Breast Cancer Tumor Staging. Read More

When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room?

When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room? Cancer and cancer treatment complications don't always fall under a doctor's office hours. Issues may appear at any time of the day or night, and a medical emergency can arise suddenly. Under normal circumstances, a fever may just be a typical sign of illness and nothing to fret about. However... Read More

Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk

Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk A new study has found that patients who had received chest radiation to treat Wilms tumor - a rare type of childhood kidney cancer - faced an elevated risk of developing breast cancer in the future. The majority of information regarding incidences of breast cancer in childhood cancer survivors... Read More

Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination

Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination Cancer cells' uncontrolled growth is the result of their ability to undermine the cell's normal growth program. Following therapy, a second cancer signaling pathway will begin to open after the primary one has shut down - allowing for cancer cells to survive through the use of a 'back door'. N... Read More

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness It's easy to get caught up in all the attention that Breast Cancer receives during the Breast Cancer Awareness month of October. However, it's also easy to forget that it's not only women who can develop the devastating condition. In fact, it is estimated that over 2,300 new male breast cancer... Read More

What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer occurs when some cells in prostate begin to multiply far more quickly than other cells in the region, resulting in a tumor. The disease can especially concerning since most prostate cancers develop without men experiencing any symptoms in the early stages for the disease. For t... Read More

Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic

Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic With the holidays we think of festive meals. Cancer patients can enjoy the holiday spirit and food while keeping to a healthy diet. While diets may vary for each patient - check with your doctor - here is a sampling of healthy choices suitable for most patients. Read More

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