Suffering from ‘Chemo Brain’? There’s Hope

Suffering from ‘Chemo Brain’? There’s Hope

Some of the most common symptoms experienced by cancer patients are memory problems, difficulties with multitasking, and reduced attention and…

Cancer Patients Face Uncertainty as Coronavirus Cripples Hospitals

Cancer Patients Face Uncertainty as Coronavirus Cripples Hospitals

Above photo: National Cancer Institute, www.cancer.gov. Photo by Rhoda Baer The federal government has encouraged health centers to delay nonessential…

Although rare, autonomic neuropathy can result from chemotherapy

Although rare, autonomic neuropathy can result from chemotherapy

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: After six months of chemotherapy, I developed autonomic neuropathy. I have been done with chemotherapy for a…

Beyond Chemo

Beyond Chemo

Immunotherapy treatments rev up immune system to fight cancer Six years ago Henry Kawell, then 72, heard news that rerouted his life: He…

Researchers discover how immune cells resist radiation treatment

Researchers discover how immune cells resist radiation treatment

Source: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai whatdoctorsknow.com Researchers at The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of…

Study examines aggressive end-of-life care

Study examines aggressive end-of-life care

Source: University of North Carolina School of Medicine Advanced cancer patients receive aggressive care at high rates at the end…

Treatment plan for pancreatic cancer unique to each individual

Treatment plan for pancreatic cancer unique to each individual

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How do doctors determine whether or not chemotherapy or surgery is appropriate for treating…

Radiation therapy no longer routinely used for ovarian cancer

Radiation therapy no longer routinely used for ovarian cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer a few weeks ago. She had surgery and…