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Cancer Treatment

From chemotherapy to immunotherapy, navigating treatment for cancer starts with understanding your options. Arm yourself with the information you need to make informed decisions regarding your care.
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Yervoy (Ipilimumab) Intranveous: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
Person with cancer discusses treatment options with healthcare provider
Chemotherapy vs. Immunotherapy: What to Know
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Xeloda (Capecitabine): Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Interactions
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Lynparza (Olaparib): Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Interactions
Transdermal Patch - illo
Sancuso (Granisetron) Transdermal: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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What Are Antitumor Antibiotics?
What Does High Neutrophils Low Lymphocytes Mean?
IV therapy
What Is IV Therapy?
Doctor holding pills with patient
Salvage Therapy for HIV and Cancer
Doctor talking to cancer patient
How Do Chemo and Radiation Affect Your Immune System?
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How Liposarcoma Is Treated
A person shows a mark under their shirt to a healthcare provider (Potential Treatment Options for Pheochromocytoma)
How Pheochromocytomas Are Treated
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When Cancer Resists Chemotherapy
Surgeons working
How Fibrosarcoma Is Treated
Nurse and patient in infusion room
How Carcinoid Tumor Is Treated
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How Do We Know If Chemotherapy Is Working?
Woman sitting in a chair in a chemotherapy treatment room
How Choriocarcinoma Is Treated
Scans of a person's spine
How Chordoma Is Treated
Doctor Giving IV Treatment to Patient
What Is Biological Therapy for Cancer?
A black woman with cancer is wearing a scarf on her head. She is sitting in a lounge chair with her young granddaughter. The two are embracing and their foreheads are touching. They have somber and thoughtful expressions.
Which Is Harder on the Body: Chemo or Radiation?
Radiation therapy
How Does Radiation Therapy Work and Is it Right for Me?
Hydrogen peroxide solution in a beaker
Does Hydrogen Peroxide Treat Really Work?
How Does Chemotherapy for Cancer Work?
cancer patient receiving chemotherapy in the hospital
What Are the Different Types of Chemotherapy?
Nurse Giving Patient Injection
What to Know About Adjuvant Therapies
Senior Adult Man Cancer Outpatient During Chemotherapy IV Infusion - stock photo
What You Need to Know About Cancer and Infusion Therapy
lymphocytes attacking a tumor as in TIL therapy
Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocyte Therapy and Cancer
Nanotechnology hyperthermia for cancer illustration
What is Hyperthermia for Cancer Treatment?
Scientist looking through the microscope
Advances and Breakthroughs in Cancer Treatment
Young woman getting vaccinated
What Is a Cancer Vaccine?
Virtual doctor appointment for cancer patient at home - stock photo
What Is Oral Chemotherapy?
An Oncology Patient Rests While Receiving Intravenous Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy Side Effects: What to Expect
An ethnic senior woman battling cancer sits with her daughter on the couch
What Is Adenocarcinoma?
woman with a headwrap
Is Cancer Remission the Same as a Cure?
Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) may be a complementary cancer treatment
Can Baking Soda Be a Complementary Cancer Treatment?
Doctor touching hand of patients to encouragement for the treatment - stock photo
What Are Proteasome Inhibitors?
woman holding different cancer ribbons to illustrate how tumor agnostic treatment works for many types of cancer
What Is Tumor Agnostic Treatment for Cancer?
hands holding different cancer ribbons for different areas of oncology
What Is Oncology?
Senior Asian woman video conferencing with laptop to connect with her family doctor, consulting about medicine during self isolation at home in Covid-19 health crisis - stock photo
What to Know About CSF1R Inhibitors
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What to Know About Imbruvica (Ibrutinib)
osteonecrosis of the jaw may cause pain in cancer patients
What Is Osteonecrosis of the Jaw?
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CBD in Treating Cancer and Cancer-Related Symptoms
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What You Need to Know About Lynparza for Cancer
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How are Tumor Treating Fields used to Treat Cancer?
bald woman with cancer wondering if the disease will ever be cured
Will Cancer Ever Be Cured?
older female cancer patient holding a mug
Delaying Cancer Treatment (or Not) Due to COVID-19
An Overview of Cancer Treatments
gloved hand drawing up a chemotherapy drug used as a first-line treatment for cancer
What to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About First-Line Treatment
woman and her dog
How Pet Therapy Helps Cancer Patients
colored balls with vitamin names, which are good or bad during cancer treatment?
Should You Take Vitamins and Minerals During Cancer Treatment?
Closeup of crossed hands of a hospital patient
How Does Cancer Treatment Affect Fingernails and Toenails?
Woman with cancer getting medicine
How Does Larotrectinib Treat Cancer?
Genetic test results on a computer screen
Discover the Many Ways That RNAi Therapy Is Used
Stem cell transplant
What to Expect from a Stem Cell Transplant
Woman sitting with her doctor
What is the Abscopal Effect in Cancer Treatment
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Overview of Second-Line Treatment for Cancer
doctor looking at bone metastases thinking about treatment options
Drugs That Treat Cancer That Has Spread to Bones
a person's hand holding two boxes of Tarceva
What to Do When Tarceva Causes a Rash on Your Scalp
Doctor looking at a normal x-ray without evidence of cancer
How Common Is Spontaneous Remission of Cancer?
Overturned pill bottle.
How to Crush Pills Safely and Correctly