By Maria Cohut
Researchers have developed an innovative, personalized absorber that can "catch" toxic chemotherapy drugs when they "leak out" of a treated organ. This could help reduce the adverse side effects of these cancer treatments.
In recent years, significant strides in pediatric cancer research have drastically decreased the odds of children dying after they are diagnosed. As the chances of children dying from cancer are decreasing, health care providers are taking steps to protect children from future side effects of cancer treatment. One of the newest ways is a procedure called cryopreservation.
While they may be your first thought when it comes to breast cancer symptoms, lumps aren't the only sign that something may be wrong.
For every woman who receives a breast cancer diagnosis, the initial shock is followed by a steep learning curve. How to choose the right doctor, how to decide on the best treatment plan, where to find promising clinical trials, and how to manage both the physical and emotional fallout of the disease – all of it is daunting.