Cancer Care

From cancer facts to the benefits of yoga for cancer patients, we cover a wide range of topics relating to cancer care.

Know the Facts About Colorectal Cancer

What Is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer develops in the colon or rectum. The colon and rectum make up your large intestine, which is part of your lower digestive system. These two cancers are grouped together because they have many common features. Each year in the United States, about 135,430 people… Read more »

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Cancer Talks: Listen to Your Body

Did you know your whole body — not just your mouth — can be an excellent communicator? Recognizing changes in your body can help in the early detection and treatment of cancer and other serious medical problems. There are numerous warning symptoms for cancer, many of which also can point to… Read more »

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6 Stress-Busting Tips for Cancer Patients

Cancer is stressful. Between appointments, treatments, waiting for results, and just not feeling yourself all the time, it’s hard to try and live your life normally. If you find yourself overwhelmed, Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH, assistant professor, Biobehavioral Medicine in Oncology Program at UPMC Hillman CancerCenter, suggests the following tips:… Read more »

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