Finding My Positivity During Treatment | Hodgkin Lymphoma | Stand Up To Cancer 2019

Finding My Positivity During Treatment | Hodgkin Lymphoma | Stand Up To Cancer 2019

I think cancer, to me, is an ugly little hitchhiker that you don’t want in your car! Being in my mid-twenties and being told you have stage four cancer was pretty terrifying. But, I was told on a Thursday and I was actually in for my first chemo on the Friday. So I didn’t reallyRead More Finding My Positivity During Treatment | Hodgkin Lymphoma | Stand Up To Cancer 2019

A National Leader in Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

A National Leader in Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

DR. EDWARD LEVINE/SURGICAL ONCOLOGY: The HIPEC procedure represents a significant advance in the approach of patients who have had tumors which have spread inside the peritoneal cavity and other places. This gives us real options with the hope of long-term, disease-free survival with good quality of life. Where before, there frankly was none. Wake ForestRead More A National Leader in Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Am I Anti Chemotherapy? (Alternative Cancer Treatment Options)

Am I Anti Chemotherapy? (Alternative Cancer Treatment Options)

Chris Myths. [Vocalizing.] So am I anti-chemo? Well the answer is…no. So I’ve seen online people claiming that I am anti-chemo. Now I made a decision in January 2004 to forgo chemotherapy. So I said no to chemotherapy for Stage III colon cancer. And I used nutrition and natural therapies to support my body andRead More Am I Anti Chemotherapy? (Alternative Cancer Treatment Options)

The Cell Cycle (and cancer) [Updated]

The Cell Cycle (and cancer) [Updated]

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. You can find us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever been sitting in class and thought to yourself, “I wonder what my skin cells are doing right now at this very moment?” This kind of pondering may be unique to me…maybe…but wouldn’tRead More The Cell Cycle (and cancer) [Updated]

The truth about chemotherapy variation Ms Nasreen Kaadan, Ingham Institute

The truth about chemotherapy variation Ms Nasreen Kaadan, Ingham Institute

Okay, hi everyone. Although clinical trials have shown efficacy for chemotherapy across a broad range of tumor groups, these trials are generally limited to fit patients of a younger age than the general cancer population. The studies of these same protocols in the older, less fit patients, have shown greater morbidity. And so the tailoringRead More The truth about chemotherapy variation Ms Nasreen Kaadan, Ingham Institute

Exercised based rehabilitation for cancer survivors with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy

Alright, so just starting off with a bit of background about chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy or CIPN. It’s a common side effect of chemotherapy, which is related to the damage of the nerves outside of the brain and the spinal cord. It generally presents as sensory symptoms, such as numbness, tingling, and pins and needles, appearingRead More Exercised based rehabilitation for cancer survivors with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy

New Research on Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer

New Research on Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer

[music] You know, there are a number of themes in oncology. You’ve heard about precision medicine and immunotherapy, but 1 that’s very important that we’ve been studying now for decades is, do we need to over-treat people to make sure we give them the right treatment. And when our field started, that was sort ofRead More New Research on Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer

Lymphoma chemotherapy drug also acts as immunotherapy, new research finds

Lymphoma chemotherapy drug also acts as immunotherapy, new research finds

“It’s a mystery that we have known about for at least 50 years and it relates to a very old cancer drug called cyclosphosphamide.” Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers with a discovery related to a decades-old cancer drug called cyclophosphamide. Cyclophosphamide dates to the 1950s when doctors discovered its powerful properties in treating children in sub-saharanRead More Lymphoma chemotherapy drug also acts as immunotherapy, new research finds