I’ve never been diagnosed with cancer, but I still get screened at MD Anderson for both breast cancer and skin cancer every year. And I tell everyone I know to do the same.
One reason is that cancer runs in my family. At least five of my relatives have been diagnosed with some type of cancer in the last 15 years.
The second reason is that I have a number of personal risk factors. I’m very fair-skinned and...
Keeping cool during the summer can be a challenge for even the healthiest individuals. So, how do you manage it when you’re a cancer patient? Is there anything special you should do to cope with scorching outdoor temperatures if you’re in active cancer treatment?
Here are five things I tell my patients.
Don’t underestimate the value of good hydration
When it comes to dealing with extreme heat, the biggest challenge...