Oral HealthSide-Effects Management
Dental hygienist Kris Potts breaks down the side effects, such as dry mouth and oral ulcers associated with cancer treatments and lists treatments available to combat these problems.
By Mu Lin
Many side effects of immunotherapy can be effectively managed with early detection and intervention. It is important that patients with cancer and their caregivers know what symptoms to look for.
Sexuality & CancerMen's HealthSide-Effects Management
Sexuality counselor Anne Katz offers her expertise and advice for male patients with cancer who have sexual issues and relationship challenges as a result of their diagnosis.
Side-Effects ManagementBreast Cancer
Preparing for Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatments: A Guide to Common Side Effects and What You Can Do About Them
Oncology Nurse Navigator Cheryl Bellomo provides an overview of possible side effects as well as what can be done to prevent, lessen, or stop them.
From Your NavigatorSide-Effects ManagementChemotherapy
Nurse navigator Deborah Gomer explains the causes, symptoms, and prevention methods of mucositis, an oral and digestive system condition interfering with eating, swallowing, and talking and affecting roughly 50% of patients who receive chemotherapy.
Nutrition & CancerSide-Effects Management
Fatigue is a common complaint of people facing cancer that can affect them during and after treatment. Registered Dietitian Julie Lanford provides tips on energy-boosting foods and simple nourishment ideas to help combat fatigue during cancer.
Hand-foot skin reactions are a type of side effect associated with targeted therapies, a newer type of cancer treatment. Oncology nurse navigator Cheryl Bellomo recommends strategies to ease the pain and skin sensitivity associated with these reactions.
By Wayne Kuznar
The National Comprehensive Cancer Care Network and the American Society of Clinical Oncology recently issued the first set of recommendations for the management of immunotherapy side-effects.
Getting enough sleep is important for our health and brain function, especially for patients with cancer, who often have difficulty sleeping through the night. Read these tips on how to improve your sleep while dealing with cancer.
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