Cancer Care

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

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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 CancerCenter, suggests the following tips: 1…. Read more »

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What Is Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery?

Minimally invasive urologic surgery is the latest in diagnostic and treatment techniques for people with disorders or diseases of the: Kidneys Bladder Prostate Surgeons use small tools through tiny keyhole cuts to diagnose and treat kidney stones, prostate cancer, and other urologic problems. Benefits of Minimally Invasive Urology Surgery Minimally… Read more »

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Essential Facts for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

This article was last updated on November 1, 2016 Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women. In fact, one in every four cancer deaths are from lung cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2016 approximately 158,080 deaths would occur… Read more »

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