June 19, 2019

From the moment of diagnosis and up to treatment, cancer takes a heavy mental toll and incurs a lot of emotional distress on patients and their families. While it is not surprising that problems affecting mental wellbeing are common after diagnosis, it is less well-kno...

January 17, 2019

Many issues can affect the life of cancer survivors after treatment.  Unfortunately, they can be physically, mentally or even financially haunted by cancer treatment and its side effects.  One particular side effect that is seldom acknowledged in mainstream media is ch...

August 2, 2018

When talking about men’s cancers, there is no doubt that prostate cancer strikes a lot of fear as it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canadian men.  How common?  One in eight men will develop the disease over the course of their lifetime.  Fortunately, most pat...

July 3, 2018

Cancer is not a unique disease, but rather a large class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth. The masses of abnormal growing cells can interfere with the function of vital organs (e.g. essential parts of the digestive, nervous, and circulatory syste...

May 13, 2018

Many people who have come across loved ones with cancer will notice that their weight and physical strength change over the course of the disease and treatment. This was exactly what I noticed when I visited my family friend who had liver cancer just about a month befo...

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