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Staying Fit During Chemo: A New Reason to Get Active With Cancer

Dealing with cancer can cause your mood to plummet. And when your body is already pumped with cancer drugs, you may want an alternative to popping a pill to get through the anxiety and depression—especially if you’re older.

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Here’s Why You MUST Tell Your Doc If You’re Using Alternative Therapies for Cancer Treatment

A new study revealed some disturbing stats about how people with cancer handle their own care—to perilous results.

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Treating Cancer With Complementary Medicine Raises Death Risk

People who get complementary therapy for curable cancers are more likely to refuse at least one element of conventional cancer treatment and are more likely to die as a result, say researchers at Yale School of Medicine.

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Working Out With Breast Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

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10 Juice and Smoothie Recipes for Cancer Prevention

Protecting yourself from cancer has never been so delicious.

Treatment Options for Advanced Bladder Cancer

Learn more about advanced bladder cancer and the treatment options for each stage.

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How Thyroid Cancer Is Treated

From surgery and radioactive iodine treatment, to thyroid hormone replacement medication, here's what to expect before, during, and after thyroid cancer.

Six Steps to Finding a Clinical Trial

How do your doctors make decisions about your treatment plan? In large part, information from clinical trials tells them the best medicine and dosage for you. My oncologist and I read the results of clinical trials in order to decide on an aggressive ...

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Acupuncture For Cancer Side Effects?

Women who have hot flashes as a result of breast cancer treatment may benefit from regular acupuncture treatments, according to this study.

The Lowdown on Alternative Medicines?

So many terms are used to describe non-traditional medicine, but what do they all mean? There is scientific evidence to support traditional “Western” therapies, but what about the so-called “alternative” medicines? Nearly 40 percent of adults report ...