Exercise could change the body's response to cancer.
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according
Choices made before a loved one's death don't neutralize the need to grieve for what's being lost, but they can make a huge difference in the pace and depth of caregivers' healing thereafter.
Although therapies for some cancers have improved over the years, cancer epidemiologists warn that early diagnosis can produce
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The report, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, also projects 1,665,540 new cases of cancer and 585,720 deaths
After the initial fog lifted after my father's death, I began to consider my own vulnerability to more and more complicated complications that might arise out of my initial diagnosis, my treatment and all of the surgeries and hospital stays that followed.
Close your eyes for a moment and just say that as many times as it takes to sink in. Love. Never. Fails. It immediately brought my mind to all of the people I know who are right now battling cancer.
Cancer can take your strength, or your leg, or your breast, or your hope. It can also take your soul if you let it. Do whatever you have to do to keep that from happening. Get up... again, and again, and again.
The holidays can be a difficult time for those of us who have lost a loved one to cancer. Cancer can take away all the joyful child-like innocence and magic of Christmas, if we let it. Can such a fathomless hole in the heart ever be filled? Yes, I believe it can be... eventually.