If your loved one or friend has just been diagnosed with cancer, you probably have a lot of questions about being the best caregiver possible. PearlPoint's Caregiver Handbook is a reliable source of information.
A common form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is characterized by an NPM1 gene mutation. Patients with this type of mutation are likely to experience a recurrence, even after aggressive chemotherapy.
The blood’s ability to clot or not to clot is often a challenge in cancer care. Some chemotherapy and hormonal medications can increase the risk for blood clots. Lack of physical movement, surgery, and being confined to a bed can also increase this risk.
As you probably already know, the Health Insurance Marketplace (HealthCare.gov) helps people who are uninsured find and purchase health insurance. Open enrollment for coverage in 2016 from the Health Insurance Market Place ends on January 31.
Due to dropping temperatures and the flu season, there are more admissions to the hospital in winter. Hospital food has a notoriously bad reputation. In fact, when my father refused to eat his hospital meals while struggling with cancer, his physician asked me to bring in his meals from home.
According to a recent study, thyroid cancer survivors, specifically young, female, less-educated patients, report lower quality of life than breast, colon, and other kinds of cancer survivors.