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Stress Worsens Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

A recent study found that higher levels of cancer-related stress were associated with more cancer malignancy in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

By Katherine Malmo

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Complications

The most common CLL complications include frequent infections, increased risk of other cancers, immune system problems, and tumor flares.

By Katherine Malmo

How to Manage Endometrial Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Whether you've had chemo, radiation, immunotherapy, or a hysterectomy, learn how to manage potential side effects.

By Sheila M. Eldred

What You Need to Know Before Getting Vaccinated

When you have RA, you have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population because of your suppressed immune system. But before you get vaccinated to protect yourself, this is what you need to know.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Can the Flu Make My RA Symptoms Worse?

When you have rheumatoid arthritis, getting a cold or the flu can add stress to your immune system and make your symptoms worse.

By Ask HealthCentral

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Hearing Loss?

Studies show that people with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to have hearing loss. Here's what you can do if you think you might be affected.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor Side Effects

Chemotherapy and radiation can successfully treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, but they can cause side effects that last or emerge years after treatment.

By Elizabeth Millard

How Long Does Cancer-Related Fatigue Last?

Many survivors find their energy levels sapped after treatment. Find out when your cancer-related fatigue might ease, how to discuss your symptoms with your care team, and steps you can take to accomodate your daily activities.

By The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®

Are You Overdosing on Vitamin D?

Have we gone overboard with vitamin D? It has many benefits, but taking too much may be harmful.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Biotin: What Is It, and How Much Is Optimal?

Biotin can help with diabetes and multiple sclerosis, but it can also interfere with medications for hypothyroidism. Here’s what you need to know.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.