Struggling with side effects after cancer treatment?

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Articles That Discuss side effects ID and prevention

Sleep quality = Fatigue for Cancer Patients

Sleep quality is one of the most important yet overlooked aspects of a cancer patient’s life. Radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgery, etc. etc. can kill your cancer but it will surely cause side

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Managing Cancer Online?

The Galen Foundation DBA PeopleBeatingCancer is an IRS approved 501C3 non-profit organization. The mission of PeopleBeatingCancer is to be an interactive health communication application (IHCA) for cancer

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Cancer-Related Fatigue- Therapies

Cancer-related fatigue or the severe fatigue that often results from chemotherapy and/or radiation is a direct result of the therapy prescribed to kill your cancer. Your oncologist prescribed therapies

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Reminiscence Therapy & Cancer Survival

Cancer patients and survivors working to manage their mental health once they hear “you have cancer”  can be the loneliest and most difficult aspect of their illness. I believe that reminiscence

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Sports, Mental Health: Exercise for Well-being

When it comes to discussions about mental health, the adage “healthy body has a healthy mind” is often mentioned. Mental health has become an increasingly prevalent topic in today’s world.

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Ionising Radiation – Image, Treat, Damage

Ionising Radiation is a remarkable technology. Particularly in the world of oncology. There is no greater double-edged sword. Radiological imaging, especially for me and my cancer, multiple myeloma, provides

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Coffee for Chemo Brain?

Coffee for chemo brain? I’ve been struggling with chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction aka chemo brain since I completed active therapy for my cancer in 1997. Over the years, I’ve figured

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Dysphagia (Difficulty Swallowing) No More?

Radiation to my fifth cervical vertebra (bottom of my neck) caused my swallowing muscles to slowly weaken aka a side effect called dysphasia. Though the study linked and excerpted below focuses on oral

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Reduced Mobility = Increased Mortality

Reduced mobility might seem like it is not a big deal for cancer survivors. After all, we’re talking about cancer, right? I mean, we are fighting for our lives.  Fatigue, nausea, constipation/diarrhea,

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Low White Blood Cells- Chemotherapy

Hi David- I have a current situation on which I would greatly appreciate your input. Some background: I was diagnosed last October. I underwent a relatively short period of Revlimid/Velcade/Dexamethasone

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Cancer Diagnosis? Don’t Panic, Get Organized

A cancer diagnosis feels like a death sentence, and it’s easy to panic and make major life changes the moment you leave your doctor’s office. But now is not the time to lose your cool, and there are

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Traditional Chinese Medicine- Chemo-induced Cardiomyopathy

Chemo-induced cardiomyopathy is a serious short, long-term and even late stage side effect of cancer survivors. The purpose of this post is to present an evidence-based non-conventional Traditional Chinese

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