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Know the Facts: Cancer Figures Across the Globe

Cancer is a major condition that has affected all of us in some way, perhaps through friends, family, colleagues or even personally. It has become one of the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for approximately thirteen percent (13%)…
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Cooking Tips for Lung Cancer Patients

Cancer patients commonly experience nausea, lack of appetite, and pain that can make getting proper nutrition a challenge. For those battling lung cancer, here are some ways to ensure that nutritional needs are met. Eating Difficulties Lung…
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Taking Care of You: Why It's Important to Take Care of Yourself If You Become a Caregiver

Cancer patients often receive care and support from those close to them. Perhaps you are a spouse, partner, parent, adult child, or another close personal relative helping a loved one through cancer treatment. You may feel your needs are secondary…
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Why Do Cancer Treatments Cause Mouth Sores?

People undergoing treatment for cancer regularly develop oral mucositis, commonly referred to as mouth sores. These sores can cause pain and discomfort, often severe enough to make it difficult for the patient to chew, swallow, or even speak.…
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Treatments of Cancer-Associated Malnutrition

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When we treat Cancer-Associated Malnutrition (CAM), it is important to not only look at solving the physical symptoms of the patient but also to address the patient’s quality of life in their emotions and thoughts. Here (link back to CAM blog…
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Cancer Associated Malnutrition: What It Is, and Why It Matters

What is Cancer Associated Malnutrition? Cancer-Associated Malnutrition, or CAM for short, is a serious condition that is characterized by significant weight loss and the lack of sufficient nutrients that are needed for patients to function…