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BY Sarah Zizinia

Some cancer treatments can weaken the immune system, making you more susceptible to infections. This means that cancer patients can often be in an immunocompromised, or neutropenic, state.

If you’re undergoing cancer treatment, you may wonder if changing your diet or eating plan to a neutropenic diet would help you avoid ingesting harmful bacteria.

We spoke with Sheila Vo, Room Service Call Manager and a clinical dietitian...

Stir fry vegetables in a skillet.

BY Ronda Wendler

Hormones control nearly all of our bodily functions, from growth and development to emotions, sexual function and even sleep. But hormones...

BY Ramonica Jones Luckett

Sophisticated cyberattacks are more common than ever as thieves find new ways to steal people’s information and identity. Patients with cancer...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

When Angie Levinthal’s husband, Jared was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012, she was terrified that he might not be there to watch their three daughters grow up.

A decade later, the couple learned that one of their daughters now had an appendiceal neuroendocrine tumor, a type of appendix cancer.

Angie was furious. She couldn’t believe her family had to hear those words again, and she couldn’t bear the idea of 17-year-old...

Kendall Levinthal embraces her parents, Angie and Jared Levinthal, at a baseball game.

BY Cynthia DeMarco

How many types of leukemia are there? What makes each one unique, and are they treated any differently? 

We went to leukemia specialist...

BY Ronda Wendler

Ampullary cancer is a rare type of gastrointestinal cancer with symptoms so similar to pancreatic cancer that it is sometimes mistaken...

BY Sarah Zizinia

In August 2021, Dawn Patrick found a lump underneath her arm while in the shower. She immediately made an appointment with her primary care...

BY Kimberly Love

My mother was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 45. She passed away just two years later. So, I started getting my colorectal cancer screenings...

BY Jenny Brown

When my 11-year-old daughter, Averi, fell at school, we didn’t think anything of it. But when the bruise didn’t go away after several weeks...

BY Molly Adams

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is caused by abnormal white blood cells. While there are several types, non-Hodgkin lymphoma can be divided into slow-growing...