On the occasion of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month in March we spoke with Lisa Ferguson. She works as a Myeloma…

This is the first part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts for Patients…

Green socks for women with ovarian cancer? What does this mean? Politicians from the left spectrum are referred to, rather…

Radiation therapy is a common treatment for cancer. Skin reactions or dermatitis due to the radiation is prevalent. Currently, the…

A colonoscopy is an exam used to detect changes in the large intestine (colon) and rectum. It can be used…

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are showing promise in cancer diagnostics, with new studies looking at their potential. For example, the…

International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD), which is held on February 15 each year, is a worldwide collaborative campaign in order…

World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and came to life on February…

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2020 an estimated 604,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide, and…

This is the fourth and last part of our mini-series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts…

With many current cancer treatments involving at-home medication and not necessarily requiring a hospital stay, the onus of cancer management…

This post looks at gastric cancer. What is it, how does it happen, and what are the treatment options? Based…

Phil Brace (CEO The Little Princess Trust) (source: Little Princess Trust)

For this year’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke with Phil Brace, CEO of The Little Princess Trust. The UK-based…

Fertility preservation is a major issue for young cancer patients undergoing treatment. We spoke with Inken Hilgendorf, MD, about the…

Sleep disorders are reported in 30–50% of cancer patients, but the specific causes are unknown. A detailed series of questionnaires…

Sarcomas are a rare type of cancer growing in the connective tissue, i.e., cells connecting or supporting other kinds of…

Hair loss due to chemotherapy is well known, but is it well understood? This post is based on an editorial…

Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of chemotherapy, especially in the treatment of breast cancer. A recently approved treatment…

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia compromises the immune system, making patients more susceptible to infections. It’s important for patients and physicians to…

Patient-reported outcomes are a valuable aspect of clinical trials. Regulatory authorities and research groups are encouraging the inclusion of these…