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Jul 26 2010
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What is Radiation Treatment Like?

Expert Analysis Highlights: This video provides patients with the chance to see what actually happens during the course of radiation treatment On a daily bases there is no pain or discomfort with the ...

Jul 22 2010
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Acupuncture to Treat Hot Flashes Instead of Drug Therapy?

Expert Analysis Highlights: There is some evidence, although somewhat controversial, that acupuncture can be effective in reducing frequency of hot flashes A small, 12-week study concluded “Acupunct...

Mar 4 2010
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Study May Help Cool Hot Flashes for Cancer Patients

Hot flashes can be a very debilitating condition for women who undergo estrogen depletion, either naturally (with menopause), with surgical ablation (of the ovaries), with certain types of chemotherap...

Mar 2 2010
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Cancer Can’t Stop the Creation of New Life with 22-year-old Frozen Sperm!

This is an amazing story and an inspiration to all cancer patients! See below for news about a mother who had the foresight to preserve the sperm of her teenage son who was being treated for leukemia&...

Feb 22 2010
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Fertility Preservation: An Issue Less Than Half of Affected Cancer Patients Are Told About

Fertility is an important quality of life issue for cancer patients of child-bearing age. Some types of cancer treatments (especially certain forms of chemotherapy and with radiation to the pelvis) ca...

Feb 15 2010
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Managing Lymphedema After Breast Cancer Surgery

Here is a quick and helpful video demonstrating important exercises for managing lymphedema. This can be a very frustrating side effect of cancer surgery. Here’s more information about managing ...

Feb 9 2010
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Sex After Cancer Treatment Can Be an Issue, and You’re Not Alone

This video has a compelling story told by a young English couple talking about their sexual relations and experience with in vitro fertilization after the woman’s treatment for cervical cancer. ...

Feb 6 2010
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Ginseng May Help with Cancer-Related Fatigue

Cancer fatigue is a debilitating condition that is different from usual “tiredness”.  Fatigue felt by people with cancer is different from fatigue felt occasionally by healthy individuals...

Feb 6 2010
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Preparing for Hair Loss After Chemotherapy