Coping with Cancer

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Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

For Lung Cancer Survivors

When you are diagnosed with lung cancer and start receiv­ing treatments, you begin to realize the many changes that are hap­pening in your life....

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Your Guide to Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

If this is your first cancer diagnosis, understanding the disease will help you talk with your health­care providers. Here, we’ll discuss the basics of breast...

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New Developments in Cancer Research 2017

CAR T-Cell Therapy Sends Multiple Myeloma into Lasting Remission In an early clinical trial, 33 out of 35 people...

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Making Progress Against Cancer

Dr. Douglas R. Lowy, acting director of the National Cancer Institute  Over the last few years, I’ve had the great privilege of visiting a variety of...

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Understanding Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer, your doctor can help you make sense of the treatment options available. Before making a...

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Sexuality and the Woman with Cancer

Female sexuality is complex and multifaceted. In the past, re­searchers have described the sexual response cycle using a linear model consisting of five phases, each one...

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Coping with Bladder Cancer

A diagnosis of bladder cancer can leave you and your loved ones feeling uncertain, anx­ious, and overwhelmed. There are important treatment decisions to make, emotional concerns...

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What is Polycythemia Vera?

Polycythemia vera is a disease in which too many red blood cells are made in the bone marrow. In polycythemia vera, or PV, the blood...

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What is Multiple Myeloma? And How Is It Diagnosed?

Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that starts in the plasma cells of bone marrow. Myeloma is different from bone cancer because it begins in...

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The Latest in Cancer Research from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Research Highlights from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium Cosponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Physicians, and the American Society...

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Bladder Cancer Checklist for the Newly Diagnosed

You’ve just learned that you or a loved one has bladder cancer. At first, it’s natural for you to be upset, depressed, panicked, and overwhelmed....

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Managing Infections and Low White Blood Cell Counts

Do your shopping and other errands during off hours and not on weekends when grocery stores and other public places are more crowded.A low white...