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What is Hospice Care?
What is Hospice Care?

Depending on the stage and type of cancer, sometimes, the goal of a patient’s care is to focus on comfort. Two types of outpatient care that are commonly used are hospice care and palliative care. Commonly mistaken for hospice care, palliative care is any type of outpatient care that is available to improve quality of […]

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What You Need To Know About Cancer Recurrence
What You Need To Know About Cancer Recurrence

Depending on the stage and type of cancer, recurrence is possible following treatment. It is important to be diligent with follow-up care to ensure that if the cancer does recur, it is found at an early stage when it is most treatable. “Patients usually don’t want to talk about their cancer returning, but the thought […]

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Working During Cancer Treatment
Working During Cancer Treatment

Choosing to work or take time off during your cancer treatment is a personal decision. Whichever choice you make, it is important to know what you can expect during your cancer journey. Jennifer Gournay, lung cancer nurse navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at St. David’s HealthCare, shares tips to help you decide what is […]

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What is Palliative Care?
What is Palliative Care?

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 […]

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How to Combat Fatigue During the Cancer Journey
How to Combat Fatigue During the Cancer Journey

One of the most common side effects of cancer treatment is feeling fatigued. Fatigue arises because your body is working hard to fight off cancer cells and rebuild healthy cells, which takes a massive amount of energy. The cancer journey can affect patients both physically and emotionally, as they add doctor appointments and treatments into […]

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