Coping with Cancer

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Side Effects

Easing the Pain of Cancer

Cancer itself and the side effects of cancer treatment can sometimes cause pain. Pain is not something that you have to “put up with.” Controlling...

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Managing Speech and Swallowing Difficulties After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Speech and swallowing dysfunction are frequent after-effects of head and neck cancer and its treatment. More than 75 percent of those treated for cancers of...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Too Many Sleepless Nights?

Has this ever happened to you? You get into bed and then all the worries of the day come rushing in, leaving you tossing and...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Weight & Muscle Loss

If you’re a lung cancer survivor who’s lost weight and/or muscle, you may have been told that   you are at risk for or have...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Take Back Your (Sex) Life After Cancer

New love brings new possibilities. It brings the excitement of getting to know someone intimately, both as a person and as a sexual being. You’ll...

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What to Do When Cancer Treatment Causes Problems with Your Mouth and Throat

If mouth and throat side effects make it difficult to eat, try softer foods. Talk with your doctor about mouth rinses and pain medicine that...

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When Cancer Damages Your Nerves

Some cancer treatments cause peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the peripheral nerves. These nerves carry information from the brain to other parts of...

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Take Control of Cancer-Related Nausea and Vomiting

Try to sip on water, fruit juices, ginger ale, tea, or sports drinks throughout the day.Nausea and vomiting are serious side effects of cancer therapy...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

How to Own Your Sexuality in the Face of Cancer

Cancer treatment may change the way you experience your sexuality. It may change the way you sexually respond. It may even alter the sexual dynamic...

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When You Have Cancer and You Can’t Sleep

Sleep plays a vital role in supporting your health. On average, humans spend one-third of the day –  or about eight hours – asleep. Theories...

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Examining Cancer’s Impact on Male Sexual Health

One out of every two men will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. This diagnosis will alter many aspects of their...

Healthy Living Side Effects

4 Ingredients For Staying Well Nourished During Cancer Treatment

To get more nutritional bang for your buck, dress up a cup of plain yogurt with a sprinkling of dried fruit and granola.Good nutrition is...