TLDR: Cancer treatment side effects that can have a negative impact on your life during your treatments can include hair loss, fever, depression, seizures, anxiety, weakness, fatigue, infections, blood clots, constipation and shortness of breath. Working closely with your health care providers and taking extra good care of yourself through rest, healthy eating, exercise and steering clear of sick friends and family can help you manage the side effects.
Dealing with cancer is something that no...
What is Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment?
Immunotherapy, or biological therapy, is a form of cancer treatment that uses the power of the body’s own immune system to control, eliminate, and prevent cancer. In the last few decades immunotherapy has become an integral part of treating certain types of cancer. Immunotherapy cancer treatment has been approved in the US and elsewhere as the first line of treatment for several types of cancers. It can also be used along with standard treatments, or for...
TLDR: Cancer takes a toll on the body in several different areas both before and after treatment. While there are a lot of alternative therapy options available, they don’t all provide relief. Reflexology is a targeted nerve stimulation therapy that uses limited touch to provide pain relief. If other treatment options aren’t working for you, this may be a solution.
Cancer can have devastating effects on the body, impacting the way you live your daily life. It’s common for someone...
June 4, 2019
Dear practitioners, therapists, volunteers and supporters of the Arizona Oncology Foundation,
I write you today with great excitement and gratitude as we head into the second half of 2019. This year has been one of transformation for our organization as we have welcomed Alba Rojas-Sukkar, who joined our full-time staff as Chief Development Officer the first of April. Alba joins us at a time of great growth; a number of our programs continue to gain traction within the cancer support...
“Together is always better”
Good Nutrition for All
“Easy Peazy Summer Smoothies” – Compliments of Dr. Mary Marian
Triple Berry Blend: 1½ Cups mixed blackberries, strawberries & raspberries with 1 Cup each of milk & ice. Combine in blender Carrot-apple Blend: 1 C each carrot juice & apple juice with 1½ C of ice. Combine in blender Dr Marian’s recommended recipe internet websites: www.allrecipes.com
Coming Community Cancer & Health Events(Quiet time for summer...