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 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: July 30, 2019
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found that older prostate cancer patients getting hormone treatment, called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), were more likely to be diagnosed later with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
Published on: May 23, 2019
Brian Glennon says he’s still the same Sinatra-loving, Broadway-going, basketball-coaching 63-year-old man who is grateful for the love of his family. Glennon was diagnosed with prostate cancer after a higher-than-average PSA result prompted him and his doctor to monitor his PSA level more closely.
Published on: March 19, 2019
Breast cancer patients, especially if they have lymphedema, face an especially high cost of health care according to authors of a paper published March 6, 2019 in Cancer, a peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Cancer Society.