Alternative medicine

Alternative cancer treatments: 10 options to consider

Medical marijuana

Mindfulness exercises

Pet therapy


Myths about cancer causes

Coping and support

Cancer diagnosis: 11 tips for coping

Cancer diagnosis? Advice for dealing with what comes next

Cancer survivors: Late effects of cancer treatment

Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment

Cancer survivors: Reconnecting with loved ones after treatment

Palliative care

When cancer returns: How to cope with cancer recurrence

Lifestyle and home remedies

Cancer survivors: Care for your body after treatment

Mediterranean diet recipes

Sleep tips


Cancer-prevention strategies

Risk factors

Cancer risk: What the numbers mean

The news is full of reports about cancer risk, but what does it all mean for you? Find out how to interpret cancer statistics.

Secondhand smoke



Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Biopsy procedures

Bone scan

Cancer blood tests

Cancer survival rate

No one can predict the future, but cancer survival rates can give you an idea of your prognosis. Should you pay attention to them?

Complete blood count (CBC)

CT scan




Treatments and drugs

Adjuvant therapy for cancer

Bone marrow transplant

Cancer pain: Relief is possible

Cancer surgery

Cancer treatment

Cancer treatment information for patients, including research and clinical trials at Mayo Clinic.

Cancer treatment decisions: 5 steps to help you decide

Your doctor wants you to be involved in decisions about your cancer treatment. Follow these five steps to help you choose a treatment.

Cancer treatment for men: Possible sexual side effects

Cancer treatment for women: Possible sexual side effects

Cancer treatment myths

Cancer-related diarrhea

Cancer and its treatment can cause diarrhea. Find out what's normal and what's a sign of something more.

Cancer-related fatigue


Chemotherapy and hair loss: What to expect during treatment

Chemotherapy nausea and vomiting: Prevention is best defense

Eating during cancer treatment: Tips to make food tastier

Fertility preservation

Wonder how cancer treatment could affect your fertility? Understand what you can do to preserve your fertility before starting treatment.

Get ready for possible side effects of chemotherapy

Ask questions and work with your health care team to prepare for chemotherapy so that you know what side effects to expect and how to manage them.

Low blood counts

Monoclonal antibody drugs

Mouth sores caused by cancer treatment: How to cope

No appetite? How to get nutrition during cancer treatment

Palliative care

Radiation therapy

Thalidomide: Research advances in cancer and other conditions

Thalidomide is infamous for the birth defects it caused. So why are doctors still prescribing it?

Treating pain: When is an opioid the right choice?

May 23, 2015