Throughout our lives, most of us will undergo a variety of medical tests to help identify and treat various ailments and diseases. These exams will probably include a pathology test, which is used to study the cause and progression of a disease.
Life-saving cancer treatments can sometimes be accompanied by unavoidable, life-altering side effects. This is especially true for young adult patients, who may survive cancer only to find that the treatment has caused them to b
As a Stage IV oral cancer survivor, I am very passionate about spreading awareness. Oral, head and neck cancers are profoundly different than other cancers in that they limit one’s ability to swallow, eat and talk.
Coping with a cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows can turn the world upside down. Some cancer patients may feel overwhelmed by the situation and not know how to talk about their feelings with those who are closest to them.