Kathleen Hall, MBA

Health Writer

Kathleen Hall is a health writer who writes articles for consumer and health professionals as well as health care marketing material for corporate clients. Kathleen has a BS in psychology from the University of Maryland, an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists. She divides her time between Richmond, Virginia, and Bar Harbor, Maine. Kathleen is also a professional artist and runner.

Conditions Covered:Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lymphoma, Esophageal Cancer

Latest by Kathleen Hall, MBA

Advanced Colon Cancer Treatment Approaches

Most metastatic colon cancer patients receive a combination of chemotherapy and a targeted therapy, which interrupts tumor cells’ growth and spread.

All About Colon Cancer Treatment Options

The primary treatment for non-metastatic colon cancer is surgery. You may then receive 3 to 6 months of chemotherapy to prevent the cancer from coming back.

MSI and Endometrial Cancer: What Patients Should Know

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with this type of uterine cancer, knowing their MSI status could impact treatment.

What Is Microsatellite Instability? An Explainer

Microsatellite instability (MSI) doesn’t have anything to do with satellites in the sky, but it can have serious implications for endometrial cancer risk and future treatments. Here’s what you should know.

Navigating Your Job When You Have Leukemia

Have you recently been diagnosed with leukemia? You may be wondering if you can return to work while undergoing treatment. Here are a few things to consider.

A Guide to Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

Learn the basics about this type of uterine cancer is diagnosed and staged, including types of tests.

Endometrial Cancer: Your Health Care Team

If you or someone you love has this type of uterine cancer, learn which types of health care professionals may be part of their care team.

Keep Your Skin and Nails Healthy During Cancer Therapy

Treatments for metastatic breast cancer can harm healthy tissue. Here's advice to ease those sometimes painful side effects.

Do You Have "Chemobrain"?

If you feel confused or have trouble focusing as you go through cancer treatment, it could be chemobrain. Learn more about what it is and why it happens.

Liver Cancer Rising Dramatically in the U.S.

Liver cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in America, and it’s rising faster in the U.S. because of lifestyle factors you can control.