Mum in her fifties says staying super fit at the gym throughout chemotherapy saved her from cancer

Tricia kept going to the gym even while she underwent 16 rounds of chemotherapy and 33 radiotherapy sessions (Picture: MDWfeatures / Tricia Totten) A mum in her late fifties believes going to the gym and staying super fit is the reason she beat cancer. Tricia Totten, 54, began her [...] Click here to view [...]

Virtual cancer programs available for cancer

The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a major impact on facing cancer and those seeking services and support. “While the crisis has impacted us all, cancer patients are among the most vulnerable. That is why Cancer Support Community Delaware pivoted quickly to maintain and continue mental health services, educational [...] Click here to view [...]

Sex Toys And Cancer? Aussie Actor, Samuel Johnson, Says It’s All For A Good Cause: ‘Cancer Wreaks Havoc on Sex Lives And Nobody’s Talking About It’

As survivors know, cancer treatment can create sexual side-effects, both in both mind and body. Australian actor Samuel Johnson, who co-founded the cancer charity Love Your Sister , wants to take the stigma out of cancer and sex. “Cancer treatments leave people forever changed and forging a new sexual [...] Click here to view [...]

2020-06-14T01:40:50-04:00June 14th, 2020|Cancer, Products & Services, Psychology|0 Comments

The program that helps people thrive after cancer

Dr Raghav Murali Ganesh and AIA's Simonie Fox More and more cancer patients are increasingly likely to survive, thanks to earlier detection programs, better treatments and improved care. The latest Cancer Australia figures show 69 per cent of Australians diagnosed with cancer survived [i] . But sadly, many are [...] Click here to view [...]

Talk to Linda about Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Meet Linda, a five-year triple-negative breast cancer survivor who can answer questions about your diagnosis and treatment options in a safe environment. For more information and to access the simulation, visit https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/triple-negative.htm . Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: This video can also [...] Click here to view [...]

VA expanding telehealth care to rural cancer patients with new grant

The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding telehealth for cancer care in rural areas through a new partnership with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation. The $4.5 million grant from the foundation will kickstart a national teleoncology center to reach rural veterans battling cancer. New programs developed by the center [...] Click here to view [...]

Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer Show Decreased Brain Health, Cognitive Function

Previous studies show that up to 75% of women with breast cancer exhibit disease- and treatment-related affects that include poorer cognitive function in the forms of psychological well-being, decision making, and adherence to treatment. Results from a recent review published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience demonstrate the interconnectedness of [...] Click here to view [...]

Could telehealth help to treat symptoms of cancer?

iStock-FatCamera New research has suggested that telehealth could help patients receive the care they need and successfully treat symptoms of cancer. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer patients are finding it increasingly difficult to reach face-to-face care. New research, published in Cochrane Library , has suggested that telehealth [...] Click here to view [...]

Doctor, breast cancer survivor offers free online program focused on healing through lifestyle changes

ORLANDO, Fla. — A Central Florida doctor is using technology and her own personal experience to help patients improve their overall health. Dr. Nathalie Mckenzie, a 15-year breast cancer survivor, launched an online program based on lifestyle modifications that helped her while she was battling the disease. "Patients often [...] Click here to view [...]