What You Need To Know About Glioblastoma

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As you may have heard, news was released last night that Senator John McCain has brain cancer, more specifically a glioblastoma. What is glioblastoma? How is it treated? Cancer experts from Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, address key questions about this diagnosis. What is a glioblastoma? It is a malignant primary brain … Continued

12 Questions to Ask at Your First Cancer Appointment

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Your first cancer appointment can be overwhelming. Your head may be buzzing with a host of fears, worries and questions. Our checklist will help you prepare for your appointment so you will come away from the visit with the information you need to move forward in your cancer journey with confidence. Before the appointment, do this: … Continued

Five Tips for Pancreatic Cancer Survivors

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After completing cancer treatment for pancreatic cancer, it is important to be diligent with follow-up care to ensure you remain cancer-free, or to find any cancer that may have returned as quickly as possible. Below are 5 tips to help you ensure you stay healthy following treatment: Remain committed to follow-up care. Even after completing … Continued

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