January 7, 2020
Whipple Procedure for Pancreatic Cancer: Things to Know
Updated: February 24, 2020 If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, your doctor might recommend a type of surgery called a Whipple procedure. Also called a pancreatoduodenectomy, this is a highly complex operation that requires a... 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
October 11, 2019
Four Things to Know About Palliative Care and Hospice
Coping with a serious or life-threatening illness, such as cancer, is never easy. But it helps when you or someone you love receives both physical and emotional support that may dramatically improve quality of life—even at the end of life. This support can... read more
October 7, 2019
Coping with Chemotherapy Side Effects
Updated: February 18, 2020 Maybe you know someone who had a bad experience with chemotherapy, or maybe you’ve seen it depicted in a negative way in a movie or on TV. Regardless of where you’ve crossed paths with this treatment in the past, you’ve probably... read more
September 24, 2019
A Day in the Life of Dr. Sanjay Reddy: A Philadelphia Pancreatic Cance...
Pancreatic cancer—two words no one wants to hear. It’s a diagnosis that causes fear, anxiety, and a mix of other emotions that overwhelm patients and families facing it. As a Fox Chase surgical oncologist specializing in pancreatic cancer, Sanjay Reddy, MD... read more
September 11, 2019
Coping With Cancer and Chronic Pain
You might not know it, but chronic pain is one of the most common long-term effects of cancer treatment, occurring in about 1 in 3 cancer survivors. “Patients are living longer with cancer because it has, for many, become a chronic illness. But they may... read more