Oncology & Cancer Articles & Stories

9 Steps to Recovery Following a Mastectomy Infographic

9 Steps to Recovery Following a Mastectomy Infographic

It can take several weeks to recover from mastectomy surgery, and longer if you have undergone reconstruction. It's critical that you take the necessary time to heal. Here are some guidelines to help you recover at home quickly. Read More


The 6 Steps to Take Following a Positive Cancer Diagnosis Infographic

The 6 Steps to Take Following a Positive Cancer Diagnosis Infographic

It is a scenario that fills a person with dread - waiting in the doctor's office and hearing the word cancer. Individuals receiving a cancer diagnosis claim to be shocked when they first receive the news and were unable to process much of the information that was given afterward. After the ini... Read More


7 Coping Strategies for CHEMO BRAIN Infographic

7 Coping Strategies for CHEMO BRAIN Infographic

For a number of years, cancer patients have faced the frustrating mental fog that accompanies chemotherapy treatment, known commonly as 'chemo brain'. Despite the fact that its exact cause is still unclear and it may strike at any point during cancer treatment, there are ways for patients to c... Read More


Fight Cancer With These 6 Super Foods Infographic

Fight Cancer With These 6 Super Foods Infographic

Do these so called "super foods" actually prevent cancer? The short answer is yes, they really do. While studies continue to uncover additional evidence to support these claims, strong evidence remains that supports these particular nutrient-rich fruit and vegetables' cancer fighting propertie... Read More


Fight Cancer with These 7 Immune Fortifying Foods

Fight Cancer with These 7 Immune Fortifying Foods

There are ample studies that show the significance of a vital immune system for fighting cancer. Adding a variety of immune-boosting foods to your diet can aid in fighting disease progression or warding it off in the first place. A generally plant-based diet that includes numerous colorful fru... Read More


3D VS 2D Mammography Infographic

3D VS 2D Mammography Infographic

Mammograms remain at forefront for early detection of breast cancer. Now 3D mammograms are improving breast cancer tumor detection, helping physicians make more accurate diagnoses. Read More


7 Cancer Causing Foods Infographic

7 Cancer Causing Foods Infographic

Can food cause cancer? Researchers have long known that some food can help prevent cancers. Now scientists are zeroing in on what foods, or what dangerous ingredients- that are mixed with some of our favorite foods, are dangerous to our health. Read More


Life after Cancer: 6 Steps to Reclaiming Your Sexuality

Life after Cancer: 6 Steps to Reclaiming Your Sexuality

Sex after Cancer? An important question that is not often discussed. This infographic explores this all important topic and suggests 6 strategies to reclaim your sexuality. Read More


2014 Cancer Statistics Report

2014 Cancer Statistics Report

Despite continuing breakthroughs cancer remains a major health problem. One in four people in the United States will die of cancer. This infographic is an overview of cancer incidence, mortality, survival rates, and trends. It includes the number of cancer cases and deaths in the United Stat... Read More


Cancer Cells Driven to Self-Destruction from Nanoparticles

Cancer Cells Driven to Self-Destruction from Nanoparticles

Using nanoparticles driven by magnetic forces to compel tumor cells to "self-destruct" sounds like a science fiction concept, but it could be a future part of cancer treatment, according to research from Lund University in Sweden. Read More



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