Imaging tests for post-treatment surveillance may come with radiation exposure, financial strain, “scanxiety” and sometimes unnecessary follow-ups. Doctors and patients need to balance the risks and benefits of scanning.
by Charlotte Huff
Research shows prominent cancer hospitals have different surgical outcomes than their affiliates.
A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.
Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.
Clinical health psychologist Jamie Ostroff discusses how feelings of blame surrounding a lung cancer diagnosis affect physical and mental health.
Progress against cancer has created a new generation of survivors—some of whom are inspired to play a role in the cancer research community.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
Therapeutics that target two proteins called cyclin-dependent kinase 4 (CDK4) and CDK6 are used to treat breast cancer.
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