No matter where you are in your journey, cancer can raisemore questions than answers. But by doing your research and adhering to theadage that "knowledge is power," you can make your cancer journey moremanageable.Here's some of the most helpful advice and insight shared byour doctors and other experts in 2013.4 common myths about cancer doctors
In getting to know his patients, Nikesh Jasani, M.D., has learned thatthere are a lot of misperceptions about oncologists. Find out what he wishes more patients knew.CT and MRI scans: Tips for coping withstress
Do upcoming MRI or CT scans cause you to lose sleep and interfere with yourdaily life? Good news: it is possible to manage this so-called scanxiety. Learn how to reign in scanxiety. Cancer-related fatigue: Tips for cancerpatients and survivors
Unfortunately, fatigue is a common side effect of both chemotherapy andradiation, and it often doesn't go away when treatment ends. But, says PamelaSchlembach, M.D., there are things you can do to minimize fatigue and get backto feeling like your normal self. Read her advice. A year of progress for our Moon ShotsProgram
Last year, MD Anderson took another step toward Making Cancer History® whenwe launched our Moon Shots Program,which seeks to significantly reduce the mortality rates for several cancers andultimately find cures for these and other cancers. Michael Keating, M.D., discussesthe progress we've made and what's ahead. Learn about our progress.Exercise for cancer survivors: A great wayto boost your health
It can be tough to motivate yourself to exercise during and after cancertreatment. But, says Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., making the effort can boostyour health and curb fatigue. Find out what's best for survivors.Cancer treatment: Radiation therapyexplained
Preparing for radiation therapy? Learn what to expect from Shalin Shah,M.D., who addresses several common questions about this type of cancertreatment. Get answers.