Physical therapists evaluate nerve, muscle, and fitness problems that make it difficult for a person to function well on a daily basis. Sharlynn Tuohy, PT, DPT, MBA, and Jean Kotkiewicz, PT, DPT, CLT, discuss the role physical therapists play in the care of people with cancer.
Anne Katz, RN, PhD, discusses how she helps men and their partners better understand prostate cancer treatment decisions, especially its potential long-term effects on masculinity, self-image, and quality of life.
Colon cancer survivor David Nethero describes how he used meditation and positive mental imagery to cope with some of the physical side effects of chemotherapy and be present in the moment.
High temperatures can cause issues for people receiving cancer treatment. Get some tips on staying cool and hydrated this summer.
Jane O. Smith offers insights about embracing and expressing the physical (and emotional) changes that happen after a mastectomy and other types of cancer treatment.
Food safety is important for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. To help prevent serious foodborne illness, here is a list of high-risk foods.
Peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, depression, and anxiety affect many people both during and after cancer treatment. ASCO recently published guidelines outlining the best ways to prevent and manage these side effects based on current research.
Cancer exercise specialist Carol Michaels explains the benefits of exercising during and after cancer treatment and gives some tips on starting an exercise plan.
Many people with cancer will lose much more than an hour of sleep this weekend after the switch to Daylight Saving Time. Here are 10 tips to make the spring forward a bit easier and help you sleep better all year long.
Learn how to show your heart some love on Valentine’s Day and keep it healthy before, during, and after cancer.