Dr. Richard A. Larson describes what people with cancer should know about blood transfusions, including why a blood transfusion might be needed during cancer, the different types of transfusions, what to expect during a transfusion, and possible side effects.
In this podcast, Dr. Abby Rosenberg shares what parents of children with cancer should know about pediatric palliative and supportive care, including what it is, what to expect from it, and how it helps provide support to children with cancer and their families.
Dr. Elizabeth Kacel shares what people with cancer should know if they are experiencing insomnia, including causes of cancer-related insomnia, how it can impact daily life, how they can cope with insomnia, and how the health care team can help manage it.
Leukemia survivor Lewis Christie shares what it was like undergoing 2 bone marrow transplants to treat his cancer, the challenges he faced during recovery, and how his life has changed after transplant.
In this podcast, Dr. Richard T. Lee and Dr. Jun Mao discuss what people with cancer should know about using integrative therapies, also called complementary therapies, to manage cancer-related pain, including what these therapies are and the different types of pain they can help with.
In this post, nurse practitioner Jennifer Jacky and Dr. Cristina Rodriguez discuss what people with cancer should know about taking opioids for cancer-related pain, including why opioids might be recommended and common concerns people have around taking opioids.
In this podcast, Dr. Anna Roshal talks with Dr. Tarah Ballinger and exercise physiologist Danielle Halsey about what people with cancer should know about cancer-related fatigue, including what causes it and how exercise can help manage it.
Dr. Amar Kelkar and Dr. Vincent Ho discuss what people with cancer and their caregivers should know about recovery in the weeks and months after a bone marrow transplant, including what follow-up care will be needed, what symptoms may occur, and how daily life may change.
Physical therapist Sharon Leslie shares how peripheral neuropathy can impact people with cancer and survivors, the challenges it can cause during physical activity, how exercise can help, and tips for getting started.
Cancer survivor Bill Brummel shares what it was like receiving an oropharyngeal cancer diagnosis, why he needed to receive a laryngectomy many years later, how the surgery impacted his self-image, and how he regained his confidence after the operation.