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BY Cynthia DeMarco

A bag of simple peppermint candies can provide welcome relief from the nausea that sometimes accompanies chemotherapy. And a tube of high-quality moisturizing cream can do wonders to relieve the skin irritation sometimes caused by radiation therapy.  

But aside from those and other basics, like warm socks and insulated water bottles, what are some of the best gifts to get for patients facing cancer treatment? &nbsp...

Hands untie silver bow on small gift box

BY Karen Vollmering

Blood cancers like lymphoma and multiple myeloma begin in blood-forming tissue, such as bone marrow or in cells of the...

BY Karen Vollmering

Many cancer patients lose weight unexpectedly during radiation therapy because they struggle with side effects caused from treatment. Maintaining...

BY Naresh Aggarwal, M.D.

When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer, I was determined to find the best care and treatment. As an orthopedic surgeon, I have traveled the world delivering lectures. After receiving my diagnosis, I knew that I would have to make a decision about undergoing surgery or radiation therapy.

I consulted some of the best surgeons and oncologists in the world but wanted to do my own research to see what was best for me. I wanted to...

Naresh Aggarwal, M.D., stands in front of a white wall beside his wife, Usha

BY Karen Vollmering

Many cancer patients will need radiation therapy as part of their treatment. Radiation can be used alone or as part of a treatment plan. When...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Many patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer will hear their doctors use the word “adjuvant” to describe certain treatment options.<...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Becky Van Curen’s family had no history of cancer. So, when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2015, she was shocked and scared....

BY Karen Vollmering

For many years, brachytherapy has been used to treat low-risk, intermediate-risk, and high-risk prostate cancer. But more recently, doctors...

BY Molly Adams

You probably know that cancer treatment can cause side effects like nausea, fatigue and hair loss. But some types of cancer treatment may...

BY Karen Vollmering

Radiation therapy is one of the most common forms of cancer treatment. It uses high-energy X-rays to pinpoint and destroy cancer cells. Radiation...