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What is chemotherapy?

What is chemotherapy will be the question many cancer patients ask themselves. Chemotherapy is one of the most commonly used cancer treatments. The term encompasses a wide range of drugs with different mechanisms of action, administration methods and side effects. These drugs are commonly referred

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Oral mucositis in cancer patients

Oral mucositis or stomatitis is an inflammation of the mucosal lining of the digestive tract. The most commonly affected areas are the throat and esophagus. This toxicity occurs in 30-50% of cancer patients treated with chemotherapy and in 90-100% of cases receiving radiation therapy, particularly

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Six tips for caregivers of cancer patients

Many cancer patients receive much of their necessary care at home, rather than in a hospital. In most cases, the caregiver is a family member or close person who takes on several daily responsibilities, both medical and non-medical. Being a caregiver of a cancer patient

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Five Myths and FAQs about nutrition during breast cancer

In this age of information, there is an endless amount of information about nutrition and breast cancer. Following a diagnosis, it’s common to have relatives and close friends offer all types of information on nutrition and diet, with the best of intentions. However, this often

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Tips for helping a child hospitalized with cancer

May 13th is the International Day for Hospitalized Children. To celebrate and to give support to all families living through the situation of having young children in the hospital, we have made this list of tips to help make their hospital experience the least traumatic

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CAR-T cells

CAR-engineered T cells, or CAR-T cells, is a novel immunotherapy strategy to treat patients with hematologic diseases, and that has potential in the treatment of solid tumors.  Its efficacy has been proven in several clinical trials in which CAR-T cell therapies have achieved complete response rates of

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