Coping with Cancer

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Side Effects

Tackling Cancer-Related Fatigue

Fatigue is one of the most prevalent and troubling side effects cancer survivors face, both during treatment and after treatment ends. Cancer-related fatigue is a...

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Cancer Got Your Appetite?

Cancer comes with many side effects. Appetite loss is one of them – and a common one at that. In people with cancer, a...

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Feeling Anxious? Depressed?

A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event – one that can seriously affect your mental well-being. Anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders are common among cancer...

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Conquering Cancer Cachexia

Your family members may have the false impression that you’re not trying, particularly when you feel full after just a few bites of food.The term...

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Get Help for the Sexual Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer often want to know, “How will cancer affect my sex life?” Although beating cancer is certainly the first concern, many men...

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Get Your Digestive Tract Back on Track

Eat small, frequent meals of easily digestible foods.No matter what type of cancer treatment you receive – radiation, chemotherapy, or surgery – all of them...

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A New Approach to Managing Cancer-Related Pain

Pain medications have gotten a lot of press over the past couple of years. It seems a new story about the dangers of pain medications...

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Get a Handle on 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...

Survivor Stories Side Effects

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Diane Young (Photo by George C. Anderson)  In late January 2015, I was diagnosed with uterine cancer – stage IIIC. My oncologist recommended a “sandwich” treatment...

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Cancer Fatigue

Fatigue is one of the most common and distressing symptoms experienced by cancer patients and survivors. For some people, fatigue persists even years after completing...

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A Recipe for Getting the Nutrition You Need during Cancer Treatment

Eating high-calorie, low-volume snacks can help you maintain your weight when your appetite just isn’t there.  Anyone who’s been diagnosed with cancer knows that cancer...

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Chemo Brain

Sound familiar? I’m just not myself since I started treatment. I’m fuzzy, not as sharp, and everything seems to take me longer. I forget where I...