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A new five-year study identifies how different treatment options affect long-term bowel, bladder and sexual function.
Fear of radiation is entrenched in the collective psyche, and many people are surprised to learn that shielding can cause problems.
Preliminary research suggests that such rapid dosing of radiation could one day become a reality for cancer treatment.
The biological mechanisms responsible for the abscopal effect are still being investigated, but the immune system may play an big role.
The study suggests that the less invasive partial breast procedure may be an acceptable choice for people with early breast cancer.
Some items to offer comfort from the winter chill
Treatment depends on how advanced the cancer is when detected and whether it has spread elsewhere in the body.
I continue to struggle with externally looking so different and just so much older.
A nationwide survey found that health care providers could better prepare people for cancer treatment’s burdens.
With modern chemotherapy regimens, “no child with ALL really should get prophylactic radiation,” said Ching-Hon Pui, MD.
Space travel and chemotherapy affect the body similarly, and yet only astronauts undergo physical conditioning to help them stay strong.
Acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless will return to lead the National Cancer Institute.
I’ll be going through each article, gleaning whatever I think may be of value for the appointment, adding to my list of questions to ask.
I’m pretty sure the writing is on the wall that that salvage radiation is in my future.
A new study and meta-analysis found no long-term benefit from adding radiation therapy soon after surgery.
Taking low-dose aspirin is beneficial for those with head and neck cancers and lung cancers.
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