December 22, 2016

Appetite Loss and Pancreatic Cancer

Appetite loss is a common issue with people who have pancreatic cancer. The appetite loss can result in weight loss that can be due to cancer […]
December 22, 2016

Anemia and Cancer

Anemia is a disease that occurs when a person doesn’t have enough red blood cells. Anemia often begins slowly so that patients don’t know they have […]
December 14, 2016

L-Carnitine and the Treatment of Cancer Cachexia

L-carnitine is an amino acid found in many types of protein-rich foods. It is currently being studied as a possible treatment for cachexia in cancer patients. […]
December 5, 2016

Panax Ginseng and its ability to fight Cancer Fatigue

Panax ginseng comes from the plant Panax quinquefolius. It is currently being studied as a way to treat cancer fatigue. One article (1) discussed Panax ginseng […]
October 25, 2016

Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Treatment

Nausea and vomiting are common complaints among cancer patients, especially those receiving chemotherapy. It can be bad enough that it interferes with the patient’s quality of […]
October 25, 2016

Leukopenia as a Side Effect of Treatment for Cancer

Leukopenia or low white blood cell counts is common with cancer treatments. It usually goes along with having anemia and a low platelet count, and can […]
October 21, 2016

Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer

Treatment The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has come out with recommendations as to how to treat nausea and vomiting in cancer patients. Nausea and […]
October 21, 2016

Jaundice in Pancreatic Cancer

Jaundice in pancreatic patients is usually of the obstructive type. It is usually caused by blockages in the bile duct that normally empties bile from the […]
October 21, 2016

Immune Deficiency and Cancer

Immune deficiency is common among cancer in humans. It is especially true of patients who have breast cancer, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and head and neck […]
October 21, 2016

Fatigue and Weakness in Cancer

Patients fatigue is the most common problem in patients receiving treatment for cancer. It is different from the fatigue that healthy people have and it can […]