Weekly Newsletter

Advocating for Yourself When You Have Cancer 

Becoming an advocate for yourself when you have cancer can involve finding your emotional center, locating a support group that works for you, and becoming part of an online community. Here’s how one woman with stage 4 ovarian cancer did it. Source: Advocating...

Cost Can Influence Breast Cancer Surgery Choice 

For some women with breast cancer, cost influenced the type of surgery they choose to get to remove their tumors, a new study finds. However, very few women reported discussing the costs of care with their medical team. Source: Cost Can Influence Breast Cancer Surgery...

Complementary Therapies for Chemotherapy 

If you’re undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, you may want to add a complementary and alternative (CAM) therapy to your treatment regimen. Here’s what science says about the effectiveness of yoga, acupuncture, and more. Source: Complementary Therapies for Chemotherapy...

Why I Had My Breasts and Fallopian Tubes Removed 

When Nicole Garcia found out at age 27 that she carries a BRCA1 gene mutation, she knew she had to act preventatively to reduce her increased breast and ovarian cancer risk. Here’s how she took control of her health. Source: Wellness Warrior: Why I Had My Breasts and...

Appetite stimulants: Types, tips, and tricks

Certain conditions — such as cancer, psychological conditions, and aging — can lead to unintentional weight loss due to decreased appetite. Losing too much weight can impact a person’s quality of life and increase their risk of illness. Source: Appetite...

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