Aromatherapy with essential oils may help relieve certain side effects of cancer and its treatment, but these oils cannot treat or prevent cancer. Here, learn what people with cancer should know about how essential oils may help and their limits.
Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad discusses what to know about herbs and supplements during cancer, including how to tell if they’re part of a scam and why it’s always important to talk with your doctor before trying these products.
People getting tattoos may worry that tattoo ink can lead to cancer. But is this actually true? Here, find out more about the research on whether tattoos are linked to cancer and what else people with tattoos should know about their cancer risk.
In this post, learn where the misconception of microwaves causing cancer came from, how microwaves are regulated to help prevent leakage and keep consumers safe, and how to microwave your food safely.
A biopsy is a valuable procedure for diagnosing and treating cancer. But some people may worry that a biopsy could lead to the cancer spreading. In this post, we discuss how this idea started, and why the benefits of biopsies outweigh the risks.
In this post, the myths and facts surrounding alkaline water are examined. The discussion includes how science does not support its use for cancer treatment and how people with cancer can best stay hydrated.
2020 National Cancer Opinion Survey: Cancer Screening and Mental Health During COVID-19, Racism and Cancer Care, and Misperceptions Around Cancer Clinical Trials
The 2020 National Cancer Opinion Survey reveals the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on cancer screening and mental health, racism’s impact on health care, and widely held misperceptions about cancer clinical trials.
With the spread of misinformation, Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad offers tips on how to find out if the cancer news you’re reading on social media is safe, reliable, and accurate.
Cannabidiol (CBD) has become a buzzword within the cancer community. But while some people with cancer have found CBD to be helpful in managing side effects, research does not yet support CBD’s use for cancer treatment. Here, find out what CBD is, how it is being studied in people with cancer, and whether it is safe, effective, and legal.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal describes how you can experience multiple truths when you or a loved one has cancer, including both grief and joy.