Getting a cancer diagnosis is like a punch to the gut. This is especially true if you weren’t expecting this outcome. Once you have caught your breath, the inner you must begin to deal with what comes next. There will be treatment options and much to learn,
Ovarian cancer and pancreatic cancer have something in common. Both of these cancers are known as silent killers since they have little to no early and noticeable symptoms until the cancer has advanced. For pancreatic cancer, there are no screening tests like with colorectal cancer to find cancer before there are symptoms.
When you are diagnosed with cancer, it is like an earthquake. Not only do you have to deal with this news, but you need to tell your family. Whom should you tell first, how to tell them, when, and what to say are all unfamiliar tasks.
Genetic tests are helpful for people with risk factors for breast cancer and ovarian cancer, but not everyone needs them. Breast cancer genes can be rather confusing. Let’s dive in so you have a better understanding.
We have come a long way from the days when using baby oil to acquire a beautiful tan was all the rage. Even though most people are aware just how dangerous the sun is, there are still sun worshippers who think they are invulnerable,
CT vs PET Scan: What’s the difference? One takes just minutes to complete and the other up to two hours. You doctor or care team determines which test will provide the information needed for your health concerns. Let’s learn more.
All cancers are easier to treat when they are detected early. Unfortunately, early signs of lung cancer are often ignored as patients think they are not related, causing the cancer to be undiagnosed until an advanced stage. Be proactive and learn the early signs of lung cancer.
There is so much information about cancer in our TV ads and on the internet that it’s easy to forget it can happen to those we love. While there are a ton of cancer statistics and knowledge in our brains, none of that is helpful when talking and listening to someone with cancer.
We hope you never have to use these cancer terms, but knowledge is power. If you or someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, you would be a step ahead if you were familiar with them. Cancer terminology: 11 terms to know.
You have just heard the dreaded words, “You have cancer.” Suddenly your world stops, and you become terrified and numb at the same time. A million questions loom, and you wonder how to cope. Let us provide some suggestions about how to cope with a cancer diagnosis.