10 Mental Health Challenges Cancer Survivors Go Through

Beautiful curly woman sitting on a wall and enjoy the sunset time feeling the freedom sensation on her skin and feed with nice thoughts her mind It’s safe to say everyone who has been diagnosed with cancer dreams of the day they discover they are in remission or have [...] Click here to view [...]

What are Some of the Most Promising Cancer Breakthroughs?

Schedule mammogram text with breast cancer awareness ribbon against strong woman in city with breast cancer awareness I’ve had a lot of people in my family die of cancer, and I am always interested in the latest cancer breakthroughs. What are some of the breakthroughs that I may have [...] Click here to view [...]

Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors

Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors Doctors say breast cancer survivors can slowly reintroduce weight lifting into their routine For more than 25 years, breast cancer survivors were given a lifelong, life-changing warning: do not lift anything over five pounds, avoid getting manicures, [...] Click here to view [...]

Clinic to Provide Specialized Care for Cardiovascular Disease in Cancer Patients

The new WVU Cancer Institute Cardio-Oncology Clinic will assist with the prevention, detection, monitoring and treatment of cardiovascular toxicities related to cancer therapy, as well as provide optimal care to those with cancer and established cardiovascular disease. “So much of the cancer population already has cardiovascular disease or will [...] Click here to view [...]

Head & Neck Cancer – Facts You Might Not Know!

Head & Neck Cancer refers to a term used for defining cancer that develops in the mouth, throat, salivary glands, nose or in other areas of the head and neck. This cancer begins in the lining of the mouth, nose and throat. The following are some facts that would [...] Click here to view [...]

Your Good Health: Woman with cancer told cats have to go

Dr. Keith Roach writes a medical question-and-answer column weekdays. Dear Dr. Roach: My neighbour is battling cancer for the third time. The medical personnel she sees when she goes for her chemotherapy treatments are urging her to get rid of her two cats. They claim the cats are a [...] Click here to view [...]

Yes, breast cancer survivors, you can lift weights, get manicures and garden

Breast cancer survivors are encouraged to garden with gloves to avoid any lymphedema risks. (iStock) For more than 25 years, many breast cancer survivors were given a lifelong, life-changing warning: Do not lift anything over five pounds, avoid getting manicures, taking saunas or even gardening since it might lead [...] Click here to view [...]

Prostate cancer at 36: Treatment, recovery and trying to start a family

Image Ben Jenkins's prostate cancer was discovered as part of a routine check-up. After treatment, he met his wife Stacey. (Supplied: Ben Jenkins/ABC Life: Nathan Nankervis) Eight years ago, at the age of 36, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Before my diagnosis, I often measured the quality of [...] Click here to view [...]

Newly diagnosed cancer patients should be prescribed fitness plans

The report suggests that a diagnosis of cancer is a 'teachable moment' to encourage better health habits - PA Newly diagnosed cancer patients should be given exercise and nutrition plans in order to boost their chances of recovery and survival, charities say. Experts said that those about to embark [...] Click here to view [...]

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