Your friend just broke the news to you that they have cancer. It is a terrible feeling to see someone you love go through such a life-threatening disease. You may not know how to approach your friend or how to ... More >
The concept of “new normal” is a pretty common phrase in the cancer world about the new normal a person experiences when treatment is over. Today, I’ll talk about what a person may typically face in those first few months, ... More >
For most cancers, the cause of their development is unknown. Age, environmental, and genetic risks are all factors that determine the risk of developing cancer. One out of four citizens in the Western world and one out of eight in ... More >
Is cancer contagious? This is one of the most pressing questions people ask themselves. Cancer develops because something is wrong when controlling growth (multiplying) cells. This is due to errors in overwriting the hereditary material, called genes or DNA. Repairing ... More >
Being diagnosed with cancer comes as a shock to many as remorse and sorrow creep in. With so many plans underway; watching your kid(s) become the best he or she can be in life now can seem like a mere dream. Also, the dreams of graduating from college, going for that vacation, or moving into a new house may start fading away. Exuding strength from within is vital in fighting cancer. It requires more than the many sessions of chemotherapy and radiotherapy to emerge as a victor with an improved quality of life.