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Discussing Acupuncture to Treat Cancer Side Effects

Recently I had a family member diagnosed with cancer and the recommended treatment was chemotherapy. At the age of 68, he is just above the median age of when most cancer patients are diagnosed. While chemotherapy is one of the most often prescibed forms of treatment, it’s well publ ...

Could Fish Oil Cause Chemoresistance in Cancer Patients?

According to a new research, fish oil supplements may prevent the efficiency of chemotherapy for cancer patients. Mackerel, herring and three other fish oils are found to raise the blood levels of the fatty acid in patients with cancer. Dutch researchers conducted experiments on mice and discovered ...

9 Things Every Cancer Fighter Should Know About Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy can cause many side-effects which may make patients vulnerable to infections. Patients are often aware of a few side-effects such as hair loss, vomiting, and diarrhea. However, very few patients are familiar with this another type of side-effect called Neutropenia.Neutropenia occurs wh ...

End of Chemotherapy Inevitable

The killer disease of cancer is curable but in spite of all our technological advancement, it is still an unconquered summit. Presently the methods being used to control, manage, and contain cancer lead to debilitating effects on the patients.The most preferred and effective treatment often include ...

How Will Cancer Affect My Unborn Child?

Cancer during pregnancy is thankfully not very common, and, lukckily, a pregnant woman suffering from cancer is still, for the most part, capable of producing a healthy child if managed carefully. DiagnosisSome cancer symptoms can be masked as they are common during pregnancy; abdominal bloati ...

Control Or Even Conquer Nausea While Taking Chemotherapy

Nausea and vomiting are common while receiving chemotherapy. These symptoms make daily living difficult for the cancer patient. This type of nausea is caused by the drugs one receives to treat their cancer. Nausea may begin during the patients therapy, shortly after, or even days later depending on ...