Living With Cancer
- Q How do patients deal with their emotions after cancer treatment?
It is common to experience stress, depression, and anxiety during and after cancer treatment. Many people find it helpful to talk about their feelings with family and friends, health professionals, other patients, members of the clergy, and counselors or... Full Answer
- Q How can medical nutrition products benefit people with cancer?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyMost types of cancer cause malnutrition due to an altered metabolism and side effects that may interfere with eating, such as nausea, vomiting, changes in smell or taste sensations or loss of appetite. Malnutrition and weight loss due to cancer... Full Answer
- Q Can someone survive from cancer by a few weeks of social support?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicineIn a study, Dr. F. I. Fawzy and colleagues at the UCLA School of Medicine published an article in 1993 evaluating recurrence and survival in patients with malignant melanoma who had participated in a six-week group intervention five to six years earlier.... Full Answer