Know Your Options When Selecting A Treatment For Metastatic Melanoma

(BPT) – After a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma, it can be difficult to understand the different treatment options that are available. Every case is unique and there is no single answer for which treatment may be best for you. But it is important to be an active participant in your own treatment journey, or that… Continue reading Know Your Options When Selecting A Treatment For Metastatic Melanoma

The Dhance: Why Would God Give Someone Cancer? Finding Peace In A Crisis Of Care.

For too many years I thought God was angry and we were all sinners who got what we deserved, as I was taught in the rolling hills of Kentucky. After many questions I became agnostic, giving up on God for a time. What purpose would, or could be served by praying for forgiveness when God… Continue reading The Dhance: Why Would God Give Someone Cancer? Finding Peace In A Crisis Of Care.

Undertreatment of Pain Prevalent Among Cancer Patients

(NAPSI)—Pain is a common but often overlooked consequence of cancer. One out of every three patients undergoing cancer treatments experience pain. According to results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the odds of undertreatment are twice as high for minority cancer pain patients compared to Caucasian patients. Yet this patient population… Continue reading Undertreatment of Pain Prevalent Among Cancer Patients

How Cancer Caregivers Can Help Their Loved One

Family caregivers should seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone.

(NAPSI)—If you’re among the more than 65 million Americans who care for a loved one living with a chronic illness, you have a unique understanding of this critical role. The value of caregiving is particularly evident for the more than 15,600 people who are estimated to be diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) each year,… Continue reading How Cancer Caregivers Can Help Their Loved One

Cancer and Chemotherapy: Is What You Know a Myth or a Fact?

(NAPSI)—Every year, approximately 650,000 people in the United States undergo chemotherapy. Although everyone reacts differently, people can sometimes feel confused, anxious and overwhelmed. Many people also have preconceived notions about cancer and its treatment that sometimes aren’t true. A new campaign called Chemotherapy: Myths or Facts™ aims to debunk common misconceptions associated with chemotherapy and encourages… Continue reading Cancer and Chemotherapy: Is What You Know a Myth or a Fact?