This fact reviews how hormone therapy may be used to treat prostate cancer, treatment options for castration-resistant prostate cancer, and side effects of hormone therapy.
This fact sheet examines sources of formaldehyde and possible health risks posed by this chemical.
This fact sheet examines pathology reports, including tissue collection methods, the ways in which tissue samples may be processed, and details typically included in such reports.
This fact examines the possible causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatments associated with polycythemia vera.
This fact sheet reviews the incidence and survival statistics of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
This fact sheets examines the sources of dietary calcium and possible links to cancer prevention.
This fact sheet explores the links, both negative and positive, that Helicobacter pylori may have with gastric and other cancer types.
Water fluoridation began in the United States in 1945, and possible connections between cancer and fluoridation have been debated since.
This fact sheet explains investigational drugs and the process by which cancer patients may obtain them.
This fact sheet explains tumor markers and their current use in cancer care.
This fact sheet examines links between cigar smoking and cancer risk.
This fact sheet reviews the PSA test for prostate cancer, in particular screening recommendations, test limitations, and possible improvements the future may hold in store for the test.
This fact sheet defines computed tomography (CT), explains its use in cancer detection, and answers questions regarding radiation exposure from CT use.
This fact sheet explores links between garlic and cancer prevention, including study and clinical trials evidence and safety concerns.
This fact sheet defines radon and reviews radon-related cancer risks.
This fact sheet explores the harmful effects of tobacco smoke, tobacco addiction, and the immediate and long-term benefits of smoking cessation.
This fact sheet reviews tumor grade classification and tumor grading systems that are specific to cancer types.
This fact sheet examines the possible links between exposure to magnetic fields and cancer risk.
This fact sheet explores the possible cancer risks caused by the chemical acrylamide in foodstuffs and consumer goods.
This fact sheet defines a "cancer cluster" and discusses details related to investigating a cancer cluster and determining a cluster's statistical significance.
This fact sheet examines the possible cancer risks associated with the consumption of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) formed in meats cooked via high-temperature methods.
This fact sheet reviews genetic testing for cancer risk, including currently available genetic tests, recommendations for testing, positive and negative result definitions, and direct-to-consumer tests.
This fact sheet explains cancer staging, the TNM System, and tests commonly used to determine cancer stage.
This fact sheet examines possible links between consumption of cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention.
This fact sheet explores the effect of existing stress on cancer risk and cancer outcomes.
This fact sheet explores the relationship between use of hair coloring products and possible cancer risk.
This fact sheet examines the relationship between oral contraception and risk of breast, ovarian, endometrial, liver, and cervical cancers.
This fact sheet examines the role of physical activity and exercise in cancer prevention and cancer survivorship.
This fact sheet explores the evidence that tea consumption may aid cancer prevention.
This fact sheet examines the potential pros and cons of surgery as a means to reduce breast cancer risk.
This fact sheet examines the relationship between secondhand smoke and cancer risk.
This fact sheet explores possible relationships between antioxidants and cancer prevention.
This fact sheet defines asbestos, and reviews both the use of asbestos and health risks associated with asbestos exposure.
This fact sheet examines photodynamic therapy, including the related side effects and limitations of treatment.
This fact sheet examines radiation therapy, including forms of administration and potential side effects of treatment.
This fact sheet reviews the role vitamin D intake may play in preventing certain types of cancer.
This fact sheet examines the cancer risks associated with smokeless tobacco products.
This fact sheet examines the association between obesity and increased risks of cancers.
This fact sheet reviews the use of angiogenesis inhibitors to prevent the formation of new blood vessels, in order to stop or slow the growth or spread of cancerous tumors.
This fact sheet reviews the use of laser light to to remove cancer or precancerous growths or to relieve symptoms of cancer.
This fact sheet examines the role of vaccines for the prevention and treatment of cancer, including current areas of research.
This fact sheet reviews hyperthermia, a type of cancer treatment in which body tissue is exposed to high temperatures to damage and kill cancer cells.
This fact sheet explores the evidence of links between artificial sweeteners and cancer risk.
This fact sheet reviews the basics of cryosurgery, including availability, advantages and disadvantages, and known side effects.
This fact sheet provides an overview of how the immune system functions and examines biological therapies, including monoclonal antibodies, cytokines, therapeutic vaccines, cancer-killing viruses, gene therapy, and adoptive T-cell transfer as well as side effects.
This fact sheet defines adjuvant therapy for breast cancer and explains the length of treatment, which patients are best suited for this treatment, side effects, and highlights current research.
This fact sheet reviews types of alcoholic drinks, the evidence linking alcohol consumption to cancer, the effects of alcohol when combined with tobacco, and notes possible beneficial effects of alcohol.
This fact sheet explores the technology of cell phones, radiofrequency energy and how it may affect the body, and the findings of research studies about cell phone exposure and cancer risk.
This fact sheet reviews breast cancer risk factors for women, including SEER report information and age-related disparities.
This fact sheet reviews this rare form of breast cancer, including symptoms, prognosis, and treatment details.
This fact sheet reviews common sites of cancer metastasis, methods of spread, treatment, and additional details.
This fact sheet reviews cancer types, incidence and survival rates, causes, and current research related to childhood cancer.
This fact sheet reviews the details of head and neck cancer, including locations, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, risk reduction, and treatment.
This fact sheet reviews primary and secondary liver cancer types, symptoms, screening, and treatment.
This fact sheet reviews mammograms, including the benefits and risks of mammography and screening recommendations.
This fact sheet reviews bone cancer, including its possible causes, frequency, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
This fact sheet reviews bone cancer, including its possible causes, frequency, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
This fact sheet defines hormones and reviews aspects of hormone therapy for breast cancer.
Patients can use these resources to seek out financial assistance available for people with cancer.
This fact sheet provides tips for younger patients who are coping with cancer.
Consejos para los proveedores de cuidado: ¿Cómo puede ayudarse usted mismo? (Caring Advice for Caregivers: How Can You Help Yourself?)
This fact sheet offers Spanish-speaking caregivers tips about how to take time to care for themselves.
This fact sheet provides an overview to patients of the general diagnostic tests that are used to determine their tumor type.
The death of a loved one is life-changing. This fact sheet offers tips to caregivers and loved ones focused around caring for themselves during this difficult time.
This fact sheet offers tips for helping teenagers cope with the loss of a parent to cancer.
Patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia can use these tips to help manage the emotional challenges of coping with a long-term disease.
This fact sheet contains tips for patients dealing with nausea and loss of appetite resulting from cancer treatment.
These tips can help new cancer patients understand treatment options, learn about side effects, and address any concerns they may have.
In this fact sheet, patients who recently lost a loved one can read more about how to cope with feelings raised by grief.
Cómo Hablar con Sus Hijos Sobre su Diagnóstico (How to Talk to Your Children About Your Cancer Diagnosis)
Cancer patients who speak Spanish can learn more about how to communicate to their children about their diagnosis with this fact sheet.
This patient fact sheets provides suggestions for parents who are coping with the death of an adult child.
These tips can help cancer patients deal with weight and muscle loss that may result during the course of their illness.
This fact sheet provides valuable information for patients about improving memory and concentration following cancer treatment.
Lidiando con las Nauseas y Vomitos Inducidos por la Quimioterapia (Coping with Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting)
This fact sheet is written in Spanish to help patients cope with nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy.
This resource offers tips patients with chemobrain can use to keep their memory sharp and remember things better.
Caregivers and their loved ones can find ways to make the most out of special events using tips in this fact sheet.
This fact sheet for Spanish-speaking patients lists a number of organizations and agencies that provide financial assistance.
¿Doctor, Podemos Hablar?: Consejos Para Comunicarse con su Médico ("Doctor, Can We Talk?": Tips for Communicating With Your Health Care Team)
This fact sheet for Spanish-speaking patients provides tips for communicating with their health care team.
This fact sheet answers questions about chemobrain and how patients can communicate to their health care team about it.
Stress is common among caregivers who struggle to meet competing demands. This fact sheets details ways to manage it.
Young adults may face unique challenges as caregivers. This fact sheet address how this age group can best adjust to the role.
Men and women of all ages and races can develop skin cancer. Patients can learn more about the risk factors with this fact sheet.
These tips can help patients with multiple myeloma learn more about how to cope with the disease.
Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer can use this fact sheet to learn more about personalized medicine and KRAS gene testing.
Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia can use these tips to help manage practical and emotional concerns.
Melanoma is one of the fastest growing cancers, but it can be prevented. Patients can use these tips to decrease the risk of skin cancer.
This fact sheet answers some commonly asked questions about colorectal cancer screening.
Caregivers need care, too. Patients can share this fact sheet with their support systems.
This fact sheet educates patients about the causes of and treatment options for CML.
Women with breast cancer have many treatment options. This patient fact sheet details the side effects of these treatments and ways to cope.
This fact sheet provides tips to caregivers on how to provide support when the end of life is near.
After lymph node removal, painful swelling may result. This fact sheet educates patients about how to manage symptoms.
The following fact sheet educates patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia about getting help sorting through treatment options, managing side effects, and finding financial assistance.
Cancer of the prostate gland is the most common cancer affecting men. This fact sheet can help patients learn more about screening and risk factors.
This fact sheet details how patients can effectively communicate about and manage cancer-related pain.
Sometimes, cancer patients embrace or question their spirituality in the midst of life changes. This fact sheet explains to patients how spirituality can help.
Young adults with cancer may find it hard to cope with having such a serious disease. This fact sheet offers tips for younger patients for during and after treatment.
Treatment for colorectal cancer can be stressful and cause lasting changes to the body. This fact sheet offers tips for coping with the disease.
Chemobrain can affect patients' ability to focus. This fact sheet educates patients about how to establish and improve concentration.
Hospice offers care to people who are terminally ill and may no longer wish to undergo treatment. Learn more about who provides hospice care and what services are offered.
Help your patients learn what they can do to protect themselves from skin cancer with this patient fact sheet.
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