Interacting with animals can lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, and decrease depression. But pets also provide something more to help the healing process—unconditional love and comfort.
Living With Cancer
Barbara Tako is a breast cancer and melanoma survivor. Throughout her experiences, she has tried to turn the negatives of a cancer diagnosis into as many positives as possible—what she calls her “super spidey cancer powers.”
People with cancer often take dietary and herbal products to boost health, improve nutrition, or reduce treatment side effects. However, these products are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration like drugs and may interact with standard cancer treatments.
Some cancer treatments may cause infertility, but there are things you can do to preserve your ability to have children. Dr. Kutluk Oktay, a fertility preservation specialist, explains why discussing fertility with your doctor is so important and gives tips for starting these conversations.
Talking about sexual concerns can sometimes feel uncomfortable. In this video, Dr. Don S. Dizon examines some of the sexual concerns you may face during or after cancer treatment, including tips for talking with your health care team.
Cancer and its treatment may cause physical changes that affect how you see yourself. In this video post, young adult cancer survivors talk about how they dealt with the body changes caused by cancer. Two ASCO experts also discuss ways to cope with physical side effects.
Lizzy Van Tromp was four weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. Although her surgeon advised her to terminate, she continued with her treatment and her pregnancy.
Pathologists play an essential role in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In this interview, Carey August, MD, and Chanjuan Shi, MD, PhD, discuss what they do on a daily basis to help care for people with cancer.
Una dieta saludable y control de peso son muy importantes para sobrevivientes de cáncer porque afectan su calidad de vida y están asociadas con menor riesgo de canceres secundarios y de recurrencias. En seguida encontrara sugerencias para una buena nutrición.
In this podcast, Certified Lymphedema Therapist and patient Dr. Judith Nudelman shares what lymphedema is and how to manage it.