It’s normal to feel sad sometimes when you’re facing cancer. But if that feeling won’t go away, you may be experiencing depression. Learn what the signs are and how you can get help.
Acupuncture continues to grow in popularity, but is this form of traditional Chinese medicine safe and effective during and after cancer treatment? Dr. Scott Ling writes about what it is and how it is used to manage symptoms for people with cancer.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about why individualized pain management is essential for a person’s quality of life and well-being.
When Josh Mailman was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, he didn’t expect his life to be defined by two of Dr. Seuss’ books—Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? and Oh, The Places You’ll Go. Now as a patient advocate, his goal is to ensure that others diagnosed with rare cancers do not need to rely on luck and travel to get the best outcome.
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.