All Cancer Types

Sheryl Crow – Gratitude and Grace (03-18-2009)

By Diana Price Sheryl Crow’s quiet, easy voice catches me a little off-guard. She’s a rock star, after all, and I don’t know if I’m expecting her to belt something out right there into the phone or if I just expect a more forceful presence.... Continue Reading

Sun Safety During Cancer Treatment (02-6-2009)

Shielding your skin from the sun’s potentially harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays should be a concern for everyone, especially if you spend time outdoors, but if you’re undergoing treatment for cancer, you may need to be especially vigilant when it comes... Continue Reading

Understanding the Goals of Cancer Treatment with Chemotherapy (02-6-2009)

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, your healthcare team may have prescribed chemotherapy as part of your treatment plan. The goals of treatment with chemotherapy will depend largely on the type and stage of your cancer. If you’re currently undergoing... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy for Older Patients with Cancer: What You Should Know About the Risk of a Low White Blood Cell Count (02-6-2009)

As you may already know, chemotherapy works by attacking the rapidly dividing cells it finds in the body, particularly cancer cells because they multiply quickly. However, chemotherapy can’t differentiate between cancer cells and other rapidly dividing... Continue Reading