Quitting smoking is tough. So is talking to your mom, dad or anyone you love about quitting. Remember, you can’t make them quit but you can let them know that you’re there for them if they want to try. We provide few tips for encouraging someone you love to quit smoking.
When a loved one has died, the holidays can be very stressful for the spouse, the family members, and friends. As the season approaches, the Cancer Information Service offers some helpful hints to observe these events without your loved one.
Radiation therapy is the treatment of cancer using beams of high-energy waves called radiation. The radiation used for cancer treatment comes from special machines or from radioactive substances. Radiation therapy machines aim specific amounts of the radiation at tumors or parts of the body where there is/was disease to kill cancer cells or keep them from spreading.
The lymph glands and vessels serve as channels through which liquid around the cells (extra cellular fluid) is returned into the blood stream. Any patient with invasive breast cancer or melanoma can be considered for sentinel lymph node biopsy.
Smokeless tobacco is unburnt tobacco, which is placed into the mouth used by an estimated 12-14 million Americans. Smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to smoking and ultimately leads to an increased risk of oral cancer.
Food Safety For People Who Are Immunosuppressed The immune system helps protect you from infection. When your immune system is weakened, it may not be able to rid the body of the bacteria found in some foods. By not eating