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Spring, 2012

When cancer changes your looks, the makeover starts inside

Home-based treatments are a welcome option

U-M expert discusses ways to reconsider survivors' guilt

Considering the proposed benefits of detoxification

Medication, diet and natural preparations can help curb queasiness

Constipation is one symptom that can often lead to nausea and is very common in our Cancer Center patients. Some causes of constipation are the medications used to treat cancer (such as vincristine and thalidomide), pain medications, some medications used to treat depression or to help with sleep, not drinking enough water or other fluids, inability to exercise, or tumor involvement.