Many men with early-stage, non-aggressive prostate cancer choose to take a “wait and watch” approach to the disease, undergoing active surveillance — regular monitoring — instead of entering treatment right away.
Children with brain tumors or with acute lymphoblastic leukemia are most likely to have late effects in the brain, but any child treated for cancer is at a higher risk for learning disabilities, memory loss and social distress.
Your care team should be working with you to ensure successful outcomes during treatment. However, it’s important for you to be an active member of your care plan and fully understand your diagnosis and options.
With Easter at our doorstep, we have eggs on the mind! Coloring Easter eggs is a great way to spend time with your family and have fun with the kids. Eggs can also be a nutritious addition to your diet as they are packed with protein, essential vitamins, and minerals.
Eating well helps you get the nutrients your body needs to promote healing and minimize side effects. It may also help you feel better. Unfortunately, sometimes cancer or cancer treatment can affect your appetite.