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Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer Resources

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Updated Sep 7, 2011 in Patient Empowerment's resources ·
"A New Definition of Patient Engagement: What is Engagement and Why is it Important?" was published by the Center for Advancing Health in 2010. The document summarizes an extensive look at what ty... more
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Created Jul 25, 2011 in Patient Empowerment's resources ·
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, chances are that you will meet many different medical professionals during your cancer treatment.You will find that many of them are specialists or specialize ... more
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Uploaded Jul 20, 2011 in Support for the Supporter's resources ·
Finding out that someone you work with has cancer can be difficult. You may have many questions, both about cancer itself and about how you should talk and act around this person. You may wonder ho... more
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Updated Jul 20, 2011 in Support for the Supporter's resources · Like2
Family members often wonder what they can do when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer. Yet spending time with you, even without doing anything in particular, can already be a tremendous comfort to... more
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In the booklet Facing Forward, the National Cancer Institute compiled what has been learned from survivors about life after cancer treatment. It includes practical ways of dealing with common probl... more
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Created Jun 27, 2011 in Support for the Supporter's resources ·
Its fairly common to feel a loss of words when hearing a loved one has cancer. You may fear saying the wrong thing at the worst possible time, and yet the need to say something can weigh heavily on... more
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Created Jun 29, 2011 in Treatment Side Effects Support's resources · Like3
For years cancer survivors have worried about, joked about, and been frustrated with the mental cloudiness they sometimes notice before, during, and after chemotherapy. Even though its exact cause ... more
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Uploaded Jun 16, 2011 in Treatment Side Effects Support's resources ·
Lymphedema is swelling caused by abnormality in the lymphatic system. Effective treatment for lymphedema is available, although early diagnosis is important because treatment is most effective when... more
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Created Jun 15, 2011 in Treatment Side Effects Support's resources ·
Not everyone gets the same chemo drugs and not everyone will experience side effects. Chemo given for some cancers may cause more side effects than chemo for other cancers. Your general state of he... more
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Updated Apr 20, 2011 in Cooking With Care's resources · Like2
Pineapple is a refreshing fruit which for centuries has aided the digestive systems. It has a tenderizing effect on food and a helpful effect on excessive gas and abdominal distention.
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Created Jun 12, 2011 in Patient Empowerment's resources ·
The concept of empowerment is described as a social process of recognizing, promoting, and enhancing people’s abilities to meet their own needs, solve their own problems, and mobilize necessary res... more
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Created Jun 10, 2011 in Patient Empowerment's resources ·
Elizabeth Cohen is the award-winning, senior medical correspondent for CNN's health, wellness and medical unit. She reports daily on breaking medical news and consumer tips on CNN. As the autho... more
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Problems such as pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or a sore mouth may make eating difficult and cause you to lose your appetite. The UCSF Medical Center has provided some suggestions to help ensure... more
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In addition to the physical effects of cancer, survivors will experience psychological, emotional and spiritual impacts which are well addressed by MD Anderson Cancer Center. Many of these affect q... more
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