What is Palliative Care?

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Commonly mistaken for hospice care, palliative care is a type of outpatient care that is available to improve the quality of life for patients who have a potentially life-threatening disease. Palliative care aims to prevent or treat, as early as possible, the symptoms or side effects of your disease, in addition to related psychological, social … Continued

The Importance of Nutrition in the Stomach Cancer Journey

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Nutrition is an important part of any cancer journey. Eating a well-balanced diet before, during and after cancer treatment can help patients feel healthier, maintain strength and speed up recovery. With stomach cancer, nutrition is even more important to monitor and control. Food intake plays a significant role in recovery for those who have had … Continued

How to Talk to Your Kids About a Cancer Diagnosis

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Many parents who are diagnosed with cancer wrestle with how or if to tell their children about their diagnosis. Sharing this information is important to parent/child relationships, but is different for every family. “Sometimes, patients are in denial about their own diagnosis, as they struggle to understand the unexpected journey ahead of them, let alone … Continued

What You Need to Know About Fertility Preservation

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If you are diagnosed with cancer, you may need to make decisions about your fertility sooner than you had planned. Cancer and some types of treatment can damage sperm in men and eggs in women, and sometimes the reproductive system. It is important to know your options to preserve your fertility before you begin treatment. … Continued