Cancer

How to help someone during cancer treatment

Advice for friends and family of a person diagnosed with cancer A cancer diagnosis can be scary. Friends and family are often uncertain about how best to support and help the person with cancer. Allison Schaffer, program manager of the Patient and Family Resource Center at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has worked in oncology for 14 years....

SKIN CARE AFTER CANCER TREATMENT

Jennifer Young is a UK-based skincare company that specializes in customized products, unique to each individual’s skincare needs. We asked the company’s founder, Jennifer, who has also created a line of skincare especially for women who have been through cancer, to share a little of her expertise with our readers.Despite having a skin care...

CANCER TREATMENT FOR MS PATIENTS GIVES ‘REMARKABLE’ RESULTS

UK doctors in Sheffield say patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are showing “remarkable” improvements after receiving a treatment usually used for cancer. About 20 patients have received bone marrow transplants using their own stem cells. Some patients who were paralysed have been able to walk again. Prof Basil Sharrack, of Sheffield’s Royal Hallamshire Hospital, said: “To...

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