February 2016 Vol 2 No 1

Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue
Cancer RehabilitationSide-Effects Management
Cancer-related fatigue is very common among survivors and among those undergoing cancer treatment; it can be caused by your treatment, or by other factors related to your physical health and/or emotional state, such as chemical imbalances, hormonal changes, stress and anxiety, or poor sleep.
Caregivers Can Help Patients Take Their Oral Oncolytics as Prescribed
Multiple Myeloma
For decades, cancer treatment for patients with multiple myeloma meant going to facilities that provide intravenous infusion therapies. Although these therapies are beneficial from a treatment perspective, traveling to facilities to receive them steals away valuable time that patients and their loved ones may prefer to spend at home or visiting friends.
The Role of Caregivers in Ensuring Patient Adherence to Oral Oncolytic Therapy
CaregiversMultiple Myeloma
This article outlines the role of caregivers in ensuring that patients adhere to their oral treatment regimen for multiple myeloma to achieve the best outcomes.
Nurse Navigator Perspective: Caregivers Can Help Loved Ones Follow Multiple Myeloma Treatment Plans
Multiple Myeloma
Beverly was stunned after learning that her husband Jim had multiple myeloma. She had many questions, such as, What is multiple myeloma? How is it treated? How can I help?
Thyroid Cancer: The Fifth Most Common Cancer in Women
Thyroid Cancer
Although most thyroid cancers can be cured at early stages, it is the most rapidly increasing cancer type in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. It is not yet clear why the incidence of thyroid cancer is increasing so fast.
What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Colorectal cancer can also be referred to separately as colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where it starts. Colon cancer and rectal cancer have many features in common.
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