November 1, 2019
Do Antioxidants Prevent Cancer? 5 Things to Know
Antioxidants are often touted as must-haves for optimal health, particularly when it comes to fighting diseases like cancer. But is the buzz justified? The compounds, which are present in foods and available as supplements, can play a key role in fighting... read more
November 1, 2019
When Cancer Triggers Post-Traumatic Stress
Symptoms of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSS) are usually tied to events like war, natural disaster, or sexual assault. But often, they can affect people with cancer, too.   PTSS are anxiety symptoms that can develop after a person has a deeply... read more
November 1, 2019
Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs: What Women Should Know About Chemoprev...
Approximately 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. But not every woman’s chances of developing the disease are the same, and those with more risk factors might benefit from taking chemoprevention agents. Chemoprevention... read more
November 1, 2019
Should You Get a Second Opinion for Kidney Cancer?
It’s always worth seeking a second opinion when you or a loved one is faced with a cancer diagnosis. That’s especially true when it comes to kidney cancer because treatment options depend on many factors, including the expertise of the doctors treating the... read more
November 1, 2019
7 Things Every Patient Should Know About Cancer Care
Most patients who are diagnosed with cancer get the basics of their diagnosis and treatment plan from their doctors. But there’s more to know about successfully navigating the disease, and often it can be tough to figure out where to start. The following... read more
October 11, 2019
Are Mammograms Needed After Breast Reconstruction?
Over the years, routine mammograms have helped save countless lives. If you’re a woman who has had a mastectomy and breast reconstruction, you may think about that fact and wonder—do I still need to be screened for cancer in my reconstructed breast? “The... read more