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.
Vitamin D is the media darling of the supplement world: Studies have linked it to lowering the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Some laboratory studies suggest eating soy may increase breast cancer risk for some women, but other studies show eating soy from an early age may protect against breast cancer. So what's a woman to do?
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center's Symptom Management and Supportive Care Program offers tips on how to keep track of medication.
Both men and women may experience hot flashes and sweating from their cancer or cancer treatment. In people with cancer, hot flashes are most commonly associated with lower hormone levels from breast cancer or prostate cancer treatment.