Exercise still trumps pharmaceutical interventions for CRF relief

Recent studies show the evidence continues to support exercise and holistic measures as the most effective intervention for cancer-related fatigue.

Genomics vs genetics: How are they different?

This overview offers a simple guide for explaining to patients the difference between the terms, the tests, and what the results may mean.

Answering the unanswerable

Sometimes the best answer to a patient's question is quiet support. Can you recognize when no words are needed?

U.S. health care expenditure growth has slowed

The growth in U.S. health care expenditure has slowed in recent years, coming some way toward closing the gap with other countries.

Specialized apps extend the reach of community

It may be small, but the smartphone is becoming a tremendous asset for the care of cancer survivors by means of specialized apps.

Complementary and alternative medicine

Have you visited our new section dedicated to biologic treatments, body-based practices, mind-body methods, and alternate medical systems?

Features

Issues in Cancer Survivorship

Growing evidence of coffee's cancer-preventive properties

Can one of the most popular beverages in the world limit or even prevent the growth of certain cancers?

Videos

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Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer, according to a new study.

Colorectal cancer survival associated with higher vitamin D levels

Colorectal cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, a study shows.

Support team aids decision-making by caregivers of terminal cancer patients

Researchers devised an intervention that quickly integrates a cancer support team to guide caregivers and their patients through difficult end-of-life treatment and decisions.

Women undergoing morcellation have in 27 in 10k uterine cancer prevalence

For women undergoing hysterectomy by morcellation, the prevalence of uterine cancers is 27 per 10,000, with increased prevalence with advanced age, according to a research letter published online.

Antioxidants may not fight cancer, according to research

A research meta-analysis suggests that the anti-cancer properties of antioxidants may have been overstated, and that, in some cases, antioxidants could even have an adverse effect with regard to cancer.

Gut microbes provide link between carbs and colon cancer

Physicians have long suspected a link between carbohydrate intake and colon cancer development, and a recent study may have illuminated the sought-after link.

Fact Sheets

Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention (Fact Sheet)

Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores possible relationships between antioxidants and cancer prevention.

Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet defines asbestos, and reviews both the use of asbestos and health risks associated with asbestos exposure.

Editorial Board

Ann J. Brady, MSN, RN-BC

Jia Conway, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP, NP-C

Michele M. Farrington, BSN, RN, CPHON

Donald R. Fleming, MD

Arati Jairam-Thodla, MSN, CNP

Karen MacDonald, RN, BSN, CPON

Marlene McGuire, RN, MA, ANP-C

Kerstin L. McSteen, BSN, MSN, ACHPN, CNS-BC

Helen H. Miller, LCSW, ACSW

Maribel Pereiras, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Leah A. Scaramuzzo, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN

Lisa A. Thompson, PharmD, BCOP

Rosemarie A. Tucci, RN, MSN, AOCN

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