RPCI Cancer Talk

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 8:47am

Hearing that you or a loved one has cancer can feel terrifying and overwhelming. First, take a deep breath.  And another. Deep breathing is one way to help reduce stress so that you can better cope with the challenges ahead.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 10:56am

Pain is one of the unfortunate realities of battling cancer. Whether it comes with the disease, or as a result of treatment, pain can be a major obstacle patients face while fighting cancer.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:40pm

When an oncologist creates a care plan for a cancer patient, we consider many aspects of the individual, including his or her age, other health problems and existing risk factors.

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 1:15pm

A Harvard study released late last year found that the more often nuts were consumed the less likely participants were to die of cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 1:11pm

Don't skip those follow-up visits. The Annual Blood & Marrow Long-Term Survivorship Clinic helps patients stay healthy and maintain good quality of life after treatment.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 12:06pm

If you or someone you love is living with cancer, heat, sun, and outside activities can present challenges and trigger side effects of treatment. It’s important to take extra precautions to stay safe.

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 9:42am

Immunotherapy—using the power of the immune system to fight cancer—is a hot topic in scientific research, so much so that it has earned its own month. June is recognized as Immunotherapy Awareness Month.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 1:20pm

Being diagnosed with cancer is a very confusing experience. There is a lot of information to absorb in a short period of time and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This is especially true for adolescents and young adults.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 12:00pm

As Immunotherapy Awareness Month winds down, we want to highlight three different clinical trials being led by physicians at our Center for Immunotherapy of novel immunotherapy approaches for treating genitourinary cancers.

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 2:55pm

When facing a cancer diagnosis, many people turn to their faith to cope. This can be a confusing and difficult time, and religion offers some patients a way to find hope and answers. Spirituality often provides a framework that helps patients make sense of their diagnosis.