RPCI Cancer Talk

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 10:13am

Every couple faces challenges throughout the course of a relationship, but nobody expects cancer to be one of them.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 3:04pm

Everything happened so quickly—the trip to the emergency room, the diagnosis of immunoblastic large cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, surgery to partially remove the very large tumor in his chest cavity, multiple courses of chemotherapy.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:54am

“Cancer affects so many people’s lives and we have the ability to develop new and novel treatment therapies for these patients. It’s something that keeps you motivated to do more.”

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:00pm

The shocking news of a cancer diagnosis is often followed by the daunting task of selecting a surgeon.

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.