Health

Breaking Things Off

Sometimes your oncologist just isn’t the right fit—and it’s OK to find someone else who is.

A Different Kind of Life

Nick Aiello entered uncharted territory after a testicular cancer diagnosis at 28 and exited with a toolbox to chase a more fulfilling life.

On the Lookout

Side effects aren’t always minor. Familiarizing yourself with your medications and symptoms can be a lifesaver in serious situations.

Ask the Doctor

Dr. David Tom Cooke, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a thoracic oncologist and surgeon who specializes in lung cancer, esophageal cancer and robotic surgery at UC Davis Medical Center.

Cancer Treatment’s Crucial Component

Through physical therapy treatments and educational videos, cancer rehabilitation specialist Dr. Leslie Waltke, PT, DPT helps individuals at all phases of recovery.

Zero Waste

Confronting cachexia, the “wasting syndrome” seen in many cancer cases, may become easier with promising new drug development.

A Rare Reality

Though more common in women, breast cancer is devastating another demographic—men.

The Danger Unseen

A common medication used to treat acid reflux was taken off the market two years ago, but its health hazards—including cancer risk—are ongoing.

Fighting the Fatigue

Drowsiness can be a doozy. Oncology nurse, personal trainer and exercise specialist Jenny Spencer is working to help warriors cope with cancer-related fatigue through fitness.

Ask the Doctor: Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is increasingly no longer a disease that affects only older adults. Dr. Zuri Murrell explains why younger people are experiencing higher rates and how to stay healthy.