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Melanoma Cancer Can Return: What to Know

Melanoma Cancer Can Return: What to Know

If you’ve had a melanoma, you must be vigilant about protecting your skin from the sun and examining it frequently for changes.

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Beware Cancer’s Hidden Costs: What to Look For

The cost of cancer goes well beyond surgery: how to plan for hidden out-of-pocket expenses.

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How to Reduce Costs for Cancer Drugs

Cancer drugs save lives, but at what cost? You can ease the financial burden – here’s how.

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Can you be part of co-creating a healthy future?

People with rare diseases often feel alone and powerless. Learn how combining with others can change that isolation to a sense of community and empowerment.

Surprising Causes of Sun Sensitivity

Surprising Causes of Sun Sensitivity 

The combination of sun and medication and can result in a red, itchy, painful sunburn. Here’s what else can cause photosensitivity and how to find relief.

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Dealing with Cancer through Poetry

You may not have thought of poetry as a way to deal with cancer. Reading poetry can both take you away from suffering and help you through the experience.

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Tips for Chronic Illness and a Clean House

How do you clean when you have cancer? Here are some tips to help.

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Learning to Accept Help with Breast Cancer

Cancer is a kick in the gut, but it can also be a wake-up call to stop running youself ragged. When people offer help, you should take it.

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'Cooling Caps' May Stop Chemotherapy Hair Loss

Hair loss can be a devastating side effect of chemotherapy. But research is mounting in favor of “cooling caps,” which are aimed at helping to minimize that.

4 Self-Help Tips for Lymphedema

Twenty to 25 percent of breast cancer survivors develop this chronic condition. Here’s what you need to know about treating it.