When my brother was diagnosed with brain cancer, it changed all of our lives, in ways big and small. The texture of reality shifted as anxiety and uncertainty set in. All of our future plans were placed on hold.
As we head into the month of November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, I want to share some facts about the deadliest cancer in the United States. Lung cancer kills more people than colon, prostate, and breast cancer combined.
As manager of the Chemo/Infusion Clinic at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, I meet many new patients who experience anxiety about receiving chemotherapy. It is only natural to feel this way about treatment and potential hair loss.
March is National Nutrition Month. We all know our eating habits have a definitive impact on our overall health. For cancer patients, nutrition is especially important as it plays an essential role in the healing and recovery process.