What’s all this talk about malnutrition and cancer? Isn’t a cancer diagnosis enough without adding malnutrition? Yes, cancer is enough without adding malnutrition to the mix. That’s why you need to maintain good nutrition throughout cancer treatment.
In a previous blog, I discussed nutrition in cancer patients, especially concerning protein. Protein malnutrition is a devastating problem among cancer patients, as it increases morbidity, mortali
September is Sexual Health Awareness Month.
With summer coming to an end, you may notice your stress levels rising. Schools are back in session. You may have kids with a full schedule of extracurricular activities, you may have noticed your morning commute taking longer, or you may even be a student yourself. As a cancer survivor or a patient still in treatment, you may find yourself feeling stressed or anxious. Stress management is an important part of maintaining a good quality of life. Here are some tips to help you get your stress levels under control.
As you probably know, cancer treatments can cause unpleasant side effects. Changes to the skin are part of the possible side effects. For patients who receive radiation treatment, the skin at the treatment area may become red, dry, and tender like a sunburn.