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After my tumor surgery I have headache often. Why?s

I got operated for a brain tumor recently. However, ever since the surgery I have a headache often. Is it normal after brain surgery?

How long does a radiation therapy treatment usually last?

I have to have radiation therapy. What determines how long it usually lasts?

Can radiation therapy weaken bones?

If I undergo a radiation therapy to treat my cancer, will it weaken my bones? I am trying to weigh each of my options before making a decision.

How is endometrial cancer treated?

My mom has been diagnosed with endometrial cancer. She is 78 years old so I am so nervous about treatment due to her age. What is normally done for older cancer patients?

Can colon cancer be cured with a surgery?

My friend has been diagnosed with colon cancer. The doctor has started his treatment for it, however, I would like to know if it can be cured with colon surgery?

What are the early side effects of radiation therapy apart from fatigue, skin issues and hair loss?

My father has to start out on radiation therapy for his colon cancer. I want to know if there are other side effects, besides body weakness, skin changes and hair loss.

Does radiation during cancer treatment have any impact on the digestive system?

My mother underwent radiation therapy to treat breast cancer. The treatment was successful, but her appetite seems to be gone. Does radiation therapy impact the digestive system?...

Can cancer be prevented?

In my family we have a history of cancer and it is worrying me a lot. Can cancer be prevented? I supposed the better question is, to what degree can cancer be prevented if at...

Do I need a CT scan, or MRI SCAN after losing my second mastectomies?

I had breast cancer twice in my life, my first breast cancer diagnosed in 2000 feb, mastectomy in march 7 stage ii grade ii invasive ductal carcinoma. My second breast cancer...

Can artificial sweeteners really cause cancer?

I read a recent article that said artificial sweeteners can increase the risk of cancer. Is this true? How?

Is chemotherapy painful?

I am due to start chemotherapy sessions for nasal cancer. I am very worried and would like to know if chemotherapy is painful while it's being done.

Can hemorrhoids turn into anus cancer?

No current treatment, just discovered this disease today. When I was little I used to have anus attaching often, then after primary school I didn't experience them again until...

For uterine cancer is radiation required even after removing the uterus?

My mother was diagnosed with uterine cancer and we immediately got her operated for removal of her uterus. However, the doctors say that she will also have to undergo chemotherapy...

My dad is having a high grade fever. When can he do his next chemotherapy session?

My dad is undergoing chemotherapy for gall bladder cancer. He recently had a viral infection due to which is having high grade fever. The doctor has said it is not advisable...

My mother is 72 years with a history of breast cancer. What are the chances of her getting the disease again?

My mother was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer at the age of 54 years. She had a mastectomy. What are her chances of getting a relapse of cancer at the age of 72?

Is chemotherapy different for urethral cancer?

My father is 70 years old and has been diagnosed with urethral cancer. Is chemotherapy different for this form of cancer or is it still as invasive?

Can blood cancer ever be treated?

My father has been diagnosed with blood cancer. While the doctor has recommended to start with chemotherapy, we want to know if blood cancer can ever be cured.

Can cancer cause short-term memory loss?

My father is suffering from prostate cancer and his treatment has started. He is actually coping pretty well, but however he's become slow in processing information and is also...

Will a viral infection worsen my condition during chemotherapy?

I am 43 years old and I am currently undergoing chemotherapy for my breast cancer. I have completed 3 sessions of my chemotherapy so far, But I am now down with a viral infection,...

Is leukemia curable?

Leukemia runs in my father's side of the family. Given any recent medical advancements, has leukemia become more easily treatable?

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