Research presented this weekend at the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium will address some of the challenges patients face after treatment ends.
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.
Pain is often an everyday reality for people with cancer, but researchers are finding better ways to manage this symptom.
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.
Research presented this weekend will highlight the importance of integrating oncology and palliative care.
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.
In this podcast, Leslie R. Schover, PhD, discusses the sexual concerns that often come with hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
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.
In this podcast, Susan Chang, MD, highlights and explains research on brain tumors and what it means for patients and their families.
Jeffrey Meyerhardt, MD, shares research highlights from the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting on gastrointestinal cancers.