What to Say to Someone Who Has Cancer A person who has cancer may not only be physically ill and vulnerable, he or she may also be feeling helpless, scared, angry, confused, shocked or a combination of all these. Does anyone know what to say to someone who has cancer?
Pleural Effusions and Ascites as Complications in Cancer Patients Pleural effusions and ascites in cancer patients is a complication that is characterized by the build up of fluid in the lungs and abdominal cavity, respectively. Shortness of breath is a symptom of pleural effusions, and ascites causes abdominal discomfort. Treatment involves treating the cancer.
Alternative Treatment for Bone Pain Caused By Cancer Bone pain is a symptom of many types of cancer. Traditional methods to treat the pain may have unwanted side effects or may not be effective. There are alternative treatments for cancer bone pain including acupuncture, massage therapy and herbal remedies.
Orthostatic Intolerance and Chemotherapy The treatment of advanced cancer with chemotherapy is often limited by many side effects. Neurotoxicity of these drugs is manifested as faintness that occurs not only when standing but in almost any position. Learn more about chemotherapy and orthostatic intolerance, its symptoms and why it occurs.
Top Cancer Treatment Centers in the U.S. Finding the top cancer treatment centers in the U.S. is a priority for someone diagnosed with cancer. They want to know where they should go so that they can get the best treatment possible. Let us discuss where these cancer treatment centers are located and how they are selected.
Management of the Symptoms of Advanced Cancer The symptom management in advanced cancer is important. However, some of the same methods to treat cancer assure comfort and quality of life for the people who have advanced cancer.
Plant-Based Medicines Used for Cancer Therapy Plant-based medicines for cancer therapy is well established. Treatment of cancer using plant-based chemotherapy is nothing new. Very often, patients are unaware that certain chemotherapy does consist of plant products.
Oxygen Therapy as a Treatment for Cancer Oxygen therapy for cancer may be considered as an alternative treatment option. Supporters of this therapy strongly believe in the therapeutic effects of oxygen against malignant cells in the blood.
The Mosaic Virus in Cancer Therapy The mosaic virus, a well-known plant pathogen, seems to offer unexpected opportunities in cancer therapy. Or, how a pest can prove to be useful. Learn more about the mosaic virus in cancer therapy.