About 60 percent of patients diagnosed with cancer will receive radiation therapy. Radiation in high doses damages cancer cells by interfering with the cell’s ability to grow and reproduce.
Pharmacist's Corner: should cancer patients get the H1N1 flu vaccine
New program helps patients get control of their medicine cabinets
Emily Mackler, Pharm. D., discusses herbal supplements and their potential impact on cancer treatment.
Emily Mackler, Pharm.D., provides facts on treating cancer-related pain.
Managing Constipation During Cancer Treatment
Undergoing cancer treatment with chemotherapy or radiation often leads to diarrhea, a significant and unpleasant side effect.
Cancer medications taken by mouth may be more convenient and, in some cases, require less frequent doctor visits than intravenous treatments (infusion).
Flu season is upon us with expected peaks in January and February. Because people with cancer already have weakened immune systems, we get a lot of questions about whether patients and their families should get vaccinated.