April 2016 Vol 2 No 2

Cancer Also Affects Family Members and Caregivers
CaregiversFamily MembersIssue Introductions
Welcome to the newest issue of CONQUER! This issue is packed with a wealth of information that we hope will be of value to you and your family. Here are some of the highlights.
Encouraging Healthy Behaviors in Caregivers of Patients with Cancer
From Your Navigator
The cancer experience has been described as a moment when healthcare professionals, including navigators, have a window of opportunity to teach and facilitate behavior change toward healthy lifestyles.
What You Need to Know About Kidney Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Kidney cancers are among the 10 most common cancers in men and women in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, about 62,700 new cases of kidney cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2016, and 14,240 people will die from the disease.
Cooking Tips for Patients Undergoing Chemo: Making Food Taste Good Again
ChemotherapyNutrition & CancerWellness Corner
"The ultimate goal is to help you enjoy your food again during chemo and as a survivor," says chef Ryan Callahan.
What You Need to Know About Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Myeloma
Multiple myeloma is a relatively uncommon blood cancer primarily affecting the blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes, and may sometimes create an actual tumor.
The Risk of Pursuing Miracle Cures for Cancer
In today’s ubiquitous digital world, misinformation and false hopes can spread like wildfire as never before. John Leifer explores ways to remain smart amidst the many false myths and misleading facts out there.
Patient Stories: The
LymphomaPatient Stories
Read Ernest William II's story of being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.
Avoiding The Toxicity of Cancer Care
Financial Support
The costs of cancer have always been a concern, but new studies show that this concern will affect more than just your bank account.
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