What is Chemotherapy?

What is Chemotherapy?

Many people hear the word “Chemotherapy” and are immediately intimidated. Receiving a cancer diagnosis for many is hard, and sometimes patients who don’t completely understand how chemotherapy affects the body may be scared about the treatment that follows. It is important to be as educated as possible when it comes to your cancer and treatment […]

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The 411 on Biological Therapy

The 411 on Biological Therapy

Biological therapy is a type of cancer treatment that focuses on using the patient’s immune system to kill cancer cells. It is currently only available in clinical trials and is an active area of cancer research. Also called biological response modifier therapy, bio-therapy and BRM therapy, advances in medicine are allowing researchers to fight cancer […]

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University Cancer Centers Recipes and Tips for Cancer Prevention

University Cancer Centers Recipes and Tips for Cancer Prevention

Nutrition is important, and no one knows that better than the staff and doctors at University Cancer Centers. The University Cancer Centers blog offers patients a variety of cancer preventative recipes that are heart healthy, nutritious, and in many ways a great way to prevent cancer. Unfortunately, in some cases, cancer can’t be prevented, but […]

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Men’s Health: Stress Less

Men’s Health: Stress Less

Men are susceptible to stress like the rest of us. Stress is a factor that if we let get out of hand can lead to larger health problems like diabetes, high cholesterol and even cancer. Stress has been proven to weaken the immune system, which is the body’s defense against diseases and infections. So where […]

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