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Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic melanoma, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

By Eileen Bailey

Important: Metastatic Melanoma Follow-Up Care

Follow-up care after metastatic melanoma treatment includes skin exams, imaging, screenings for other cancers, management of side effects, and sun protection.

By Eileen Bailey

Metastatic Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

By Elizabeth Millard

Metastatic Breast Cancer Nausea Solutions

Metastatic breast cancer treatment can involve chemotherapy, radiation, and medication, which can cause nausea. Here are some solutions for this side effect.

By Elizabeth Millard

Immunotherapy: A Cure for Some Lung Cancers?

With immunotherapy, some patients with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer can skip chemotherapy altogether and are living for years with their disease in check.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Symptoms of Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia enters the blood quickly and spreads to various areas around the body, such as bones, joints, and vital organs, within months.

By Eileen Bailey

Leukemia Spreads Systemically, Without Tumors

When leukemia spreads, it is called “systemic” rather than “metastatic.” Leukemia cells can quickly enter the bloodstream and circulate throughout the body.

By Eileen Bailey

Breast Cancer Recurrence: Where Do You Stand?

Some breast cancer survivors can put fears of recurrence out of their minds, while others think about it every day. Which kind are you?

By PJ Hamel

A Easy Overview of Advanced Prostate Cancer

If you have advanced prostate cancer, here's the basics you should know, as well as information about treatment options like hormone therapy and immunotherapy.

By Jay Motola, M.D.

Tips for Metastatic Breast Cancer Support

Looking for treatment information, emotional support, or other help with metastatic breast cancer? Here's how to find it.

By Bethany Kandel