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. Arjun Gupta shares the emotional challenges that can come with appetite loss in someone with cancer and how caregivers can best support a loved one who is experiencing this side effect.
Dr. Craig A. Portell discusses what CAR T-cell therapy is, how it works, what its common side effects are, and how it’s changing the landscape of how some types of cancers are treated.
“No Person With Cancer or Survivor Should Ever Feel Alone”: A Patient Advocate’s ASCO Annual Meeting Story
Colon cancer survivor Robert Greene shares how his diagnosis led him to patient advocacy and how attending the ASCO Annual Meeting has helped him feel more involved with the cancer community.
La Dra. Schapira analiza el papel de registrar los efectos secundarios, comunicarlos a los equipos de atención médicos, y los avances en los resultados informados por los pacientes.
Penile cancer survivor Jonathan Little shares his experience with the disease and how turning to writing helped him cope with the challenges of his treatment and recovery.
Marika Humphreys shares how she used a technique called “holding space” in her efforts to support her husband during his cancer treatment and how it could help other caregivers in similar situations.
In this post, oncology pharmacist Cynthia Herrera discusses how people with cancer can work with their oncology pharmacist to receive support and what role the oncology pharmacist plays on the cancer care team.
Cancer survivors and patient advocates Alexandra Kalmanofsky and Dr. Mary Dominiecki discuss why talking with your health care team about negative emotions and side effects is so important, including how it may impact your care.
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.