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. 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.
In this "Spotlight On" post, pelvic physical therapist Lucia Miller shares how her role in the cancer care team helps people with cancer restore the bladder, bowel, and sexual functions that may have been changed during cancer and its treatment.
In this patient story, British classical crossover singer Summer Watson shares what it was like receiving an advanced breast cancer diagnosis and how music serves as a powerful way to cope during her experience.
The microbiome is a popular topic in health discussions. But what role does it play in cancer and its treatment? In this post, learn what the microbiome is, why it’s important, and what it has to do with cancer.
In this post, Dr. Narjust Duma discusses the unique challenges people living with and beyond lung cancer face in terms of their sexual health, and how they can best address their sexual concerns with their health care team.
In this blog post, counselor Tanya Peterson discusses the unique mental health challenges faced by people with cancer and how online therapy can help during difficult times.
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.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira talks about the importance of taking care of your mental health and finding ways to cope with stress and anxiety, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.