side effects

December 15, 2015
· Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Tears in the Heart

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Anne Katz is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a certified sexuality counselor. In this post, she reflects on the emotional toll counseling young couples dealing with cancer can take.

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October 29, 2015
· Jennifer Titche, as told to Jo Cavallo

Building and Adjusting to My Life After Cancer

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Once you have finished cancer treatment, it is impossible to reconstruct the exact life you had prior to diagnosis. Jennifer Titche talks about the challenges she faces as a young breast cancer survivor and how she is building a life with new goals.

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September 15, 2015
· Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, and Elaine M. Doroff

Sex in the Face of Metastatic Disease

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For people with metastatic cancer, some aspects of life may be forgotten or considered unimportant. According to Dr. Dizon, this is especially the case with sexuality. In this post, Dr. Dizon shares the story of his patient, Elaine, and how she has dealt with the sexual side effects of breast cancer treatment.

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September 1, 2015
· Cancer.Net and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

Preventing Food Poisoning During and After Treatment

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Cancer and cancer treatments often weaken the immune system, making it harder for the body to protect itself from foodborne illness. So how can you stay food safe? This infographic produced by Cancer.Net and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service can help.

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