How chemotherapy causes fatigue
Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 1:54 PM
Fatigue is a problem that affects up to 30% of cancer survivors, especially those who have been treated with chemotherapy. The causes of cancer-related fatigue have been a mystery up until recent years. More and more evidence now points to inflammation caused by the cancer.
Understanding Palliative Care
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 5:25 PM
Emergence of Palliative Care as an approach to medical care is quickly becoming a standard in American health care. Palliative Care has been a medical specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties since 2006, and over the past few years, has transformed many large healthcare systems across the country.
Should I get a pelvic exam?
Monday, July 7, 2014 @ 5:31 PM
According to an American College of Physicians guideline published on July 1, routine screening pelvic exams are no longer recommended in adult women who are not pregnant and who do not have any symptoms of disease. Let’s all take a step back and look at this in more detail before we decide that pelvic exams are no longer important.