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Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

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Lea consejos prácticos sobre cómo manejar las responsabilidades del cuidador.

#cáncer #cuidador #cuidado #responsabilidades #paciente #responsabilidad
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Some words or phrases you hear after a diagnosis may seem unfamiliar.

Learn what some common terms and words mean, in language designed for patients.

#cancer #glossary #term #understand #unfamiliar
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It's important to find calm in order to maintain a healthy distance from the stress that cancer can cause.

Director of Survivorship at Stanford University's Cancer Institute, Dr. Lidia Schapira gives advice for coping with stress when you have cancer.

#cancer #calm #stress #cope #stressmanagement #mentalhealth #coping
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Prescription medications can be dangerous if they end up in the wrong hands.


Prepare for National Drug Take Back Day and read info about the safe disposal of unused or expired medications.


#cancer #drugtakeback #abuse #prescription #drugs #opioidabuse #OpioidEpidemic
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Mouth sores could be a side effect from treatment. Understanding the cause can help manage the side effect.

Talk with your doctor if you notice pain or other changes in your mouth during cancer treatment.

#cancer #cancertreatment #sideeffect
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April is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. Why should we care?
Head and Neck Cancer Alliance's Holly Boykin explains the weight behind awareness and advocacy.

#cancer #hncsm #headandneckcancer #headandneckcancerawareness #awareness #advocacy #patientadvocate #patientadvocacy
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Knowing how cancer and treatment might affect you as an older adult is important.

University of North Carolina's, Dr. Hyman Muss, explains geriatric oncology and health assessments, and gives advice for talking with your health care team, and taking care of yourself during and after treatment.

#cancer #geriatriconcology #olderadults
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Head and Neck Cancer treatments may impact a person's ability to eat and speak.

Registered dietitians Annette Goldberg and Maureen Gardner discuss the role of the cancer care team in helping patients cope and through rehabilitation.

#cancer #headandneckcancer #hncsm #rehab #speech #dietitian
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What is Metastasis? How do metastases develop? How do doctors treat metastasis?
Learn more.

#cancer #metastasis #cancertreatment
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Your medications are meant only for you, and may be harmful or even fatal if taken by someone else.


Learn about safely disposing unused and expired medications.


#cancer #drugtakeback #abuse #prescription #drugs #opioidabuse #OpioidEpidemic
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