Issues in Cancer Survivorship

Mistletoe: The holiday plant is making headlines as an alternative cancer treatment

Mistletoe: The holiday plant is making headlines as an alternative cancer treatment

Most people know of the traditional use of mistletoe to get a kiss from a loved one during the Christmas holiday. However, US oncologists are discovering a new use for the plant as a CAM treatment for cancer.

Mobile support system keeps up with a younger generation of breast cancer survivors

Mobile support system keeps up with a younger generation of breast cancer survivors

A new digital program using a Web site and social media aims to meet the unique support needs of women younger than 40 years with breast cancer.

Resection for lung cancer in the elderly: Lobectomy better than sublobar resection

Resection for lung cancer in the elderly: Lobectomy better than sublobar resection

Significant advances have been made in screening for lung cancer and in targeting those patients who will benefit most from it. This study examines the impact of screening and treatment modalities on elderly patients.

An episode of sudden-onset jaundice signaled pancreatic cancer in a healthy man

An episode of sudden-onset jaundice signaled pancreatic cancer in a healthy man

After surviving pancreatic cancer, a patient learns the disease metastasized to his liver. But this patient was not ready to give up. With the support of a liver surgeon, he underwent surgery and beat his disease.

Camp Dream Street provides a summertime staple for kids with cancer

Camp Dream Street provides a summertime staple for kids with cancer

This camp offers children, adolescents, and young adults coping with life-threatening illness a chance to enjoy a week of normal summertime activities.

Chemoprotective effects of coffee

Chemoprotective effects of coffee

Diet and nutrition are significant factors in preventing hepatic diseases progressing to hepatocellular carcinoma, and coffee is high on the list of good foods.

The best cream for coffee may be the growing evidence of its cancer-preventive properties

The best cream for coffee may be the growing evidence of its cancer-preventive properties

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

Specialized apps extend the reach of community

Specialized apps extend the reach of community

In Alabama, smartphone technology brings regional resources to patients with cancer; in New Jersey, it motivates adolescent survivors to exercise.

How men used humor to cope with the devastating physical consequences of penile cancer

How men used humor to cope with the devastating physical consequences of penile cancer

Despite the seriousness of cancer, patients may use humor as part of their coping armamentarium. They may also appreciate when their health care team does, too, as these researchers found.

Conflicts in spirituality: Why me versus why not me

Conflicts in spirituality: Why me versus why not me

Understanding how patients' use their spiritual beliefs can help you determine which patients may be more likely to develop depressive symptoms.

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