Cancer can deliver a one-two punch against your immune system. First, certain types of cancer, like leukemia and other blood-related cancers, suppress the immune system more than solid tumors do, leaving one open to additional diseases. Second, certain cancer treatments suppress the…View More
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be terrifying. Even apart from emotional shock, a diagnosis means making decisions one never expected to make — about treatment, insurance, and communicating with others (family, friends, coworkers). Life becomes not just scary…View More
One of the most common worries is that cancer will return once treatment is over. The American Society of Clinical Oncology lists six coping strategies. 1. Accept your fears, don’t push them away. These fears tend to weaken…View More
Dancing with NED may sound fun at a disco. But when it comes to cancer survivorship, NED stands for No Evidence of Disease, also called complete remission. It means that the signs and symptoms of cancer are no longer found.
But that doesn’t necessarily mean one is cured.View More