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Published on: August 21, 2020
The types of cancers that develop in children are often different from the types that develop in adults. Even when kids have a cancer type that adults get too, it is often treated differently.
Published on: March 24, 2020
Caring for someone with cancer has become even more serious because of the coronavirus pandemic. The person you care for may be at high risk of infection with COVID-19 because cancer and cancer treatments often weaken their immune systems.
Published on: March 16, 2020
Now that she’s in her 50s, Pam Matthews has more aches, pains, and other physical problems. She blames some of this on age, and some of it on long-term side effects from breast cancer treatment she received in her 30s.
Published on: February 27, 2020
Palliative care is not just for end of life. It helps anyone with a serious illness manage the symptoms and stress of their condition. Learn about pain relief, emotional support, and other types of palliative care.
Published on: February 6, 2020
Taking care of someone who’s having cancer surgery may involve helping them get ready before the procedure, being their advocate during recovery, and then helping them get back to daily life again.
Published on: November 13, 2019
Taking care of someone getting chemotherapy can involve helping to make treatment decisions and many other tasks. Knowing what to expect as a caregiver allows you to be helpful while taking care of your own needs too. Learn the basics.
Published on: October 18, 2019
It’s normal to have questions about how to help someone getting radiation treatment. Read the answers to some of the more common ones here. For more help call us at 1-800-227-2345.
Published on: September 4, 2018
An increased risk of infection because of a weakened immune system is a major concern for people undergoing certain types of cancer treatment. Neutropenia can lead to serious and sometimes fatal infections.