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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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 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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