After being diagnosed with cancer, journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama learned that living a healthy lifestyle before treatment begins can help you cope with and manage the challenges to come. This practice of preparing yourself for cancer treatment is sometimes called prehabilitation.
Most people are very good at keeping their foods away from potentially harmful bacteria, but here are 2 little-known ways that contamination can still occur.
Ramadan ends with the Eid al-Fitr celebration. Here are some ways to avoid foodborne illness when people with cancer break their fast.
In this podcast, Dr. Paul Celano talks about things to consider when taking cancer medications at home, including how to dispose of unused medications.
Dealing with stress can make coping with a cancer diagnosis even harder. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira describes some ways to lessen the effects of stress.
Cancer survivor Brittany Sullivan shares 4 tips on explaining your cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Being diagnosed with colorectal cancer can be scary and confusing. Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt, an expert in colorectal cancer, describes the 4 questions that any newly diagnosed patient should ask.
In this podcast, registered dietitians Annette Goldberg and Maureen Gardner discuss ways to cope with side effects that can make eating difficult due to treatment for head and neck cancer.
The mouth is a complex body part, and cancer treatment can affect it. Here are some tips for oral hygiene and keeping your mouth healthy before and during treatment.
You’ve got a menu and a plan for a fabulous Thanksgiving meal. Here are 4 tips to stop bacteria from ruining the holiday.