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Search Results for: Head and Neck Cancer

Chemotherapy, Radiation-induced Mucositis Prevention

“Mucositis (MU) is the painful inflammation and ulceration of the mucous membranes lining the digestive tract, usually as an adverse effect of chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment for cancer.

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Anticipate,Treat Difficulty Swallowing aka Dysphagia

Dysphagia increased by 11.7% over the 10‐year period. Prevalence was highest after chemoradiation and multimodality therapy. I am not a H & N cancer survivor. I am a survivor of a blood cancer called

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Relapsed Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma- Prognosis, Therapies

“Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a common malignant tumor of the head and neck, and recurrence is an important prognostic factor in patients with OSCC. Dear Cancer Coach, I have oral squamous

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Stage 3 Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma-Conventional, Integrative, Complimentary

Curcumin combined with 5-FU led to the lower cell viability and higher apoptosis than 5-FU treated alone. In a human Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma xenograft model, curcumin or 5-FU alone reduced the

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High Risk for Depression- Should you Take Antidepressants as a Preventative?

…although antidepressants are usually well tolerated, these medications can come with side effects ranging from headaches to diarrhea to life-threatening reactions.” Remember that all medications

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Enhance Immunotherapy for Melanoma… Naturally?

Melanoma is a Complicated, Aggressive Cancer That is Difficult to Treat. You Need the Best of Evidence-based Conventional and Non-Conventional Therapies  You’ve been diagnosed with melanoma. Your

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effects- Learn, Anticipate, Prevent

The under-reporting of the possible side effects of heart damage from cancer drugs puts (myeloma) patients at an increased risk for heart failure, according to two researchers at the Stanford University

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Multiple Myeloma- Social Security Disability Benefits for Our Survival!

“If you have a progressive cancer that keeps you from working, you may be eligible for financial assistance in the form of Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. I was diagnosed with multiple

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Multiple Myeloma Symptom- SRE aka Bone Damage

“Concurrent management of (bone damage) with approved therapies as well as evidence-based management of the MM with the most effective therapies early in the disease life-cycle itself might be the key

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Myeloma Diagnosis -“Is my oncologist speaking a foreign language?!”

Communication between MM patient and MM oncologist is critical. Talk to a long-term myeloma survivor and mm coach. A multiple myeloma diagnosis is difficult- physically, emotionally and even financially.

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