Week of January 24 - 30, 2021
Proton Treatment of the Thorax (Webinar)
A review of proton therapy for the treatment of thoracic malignancies for radiation therapists.
Proton Therapy for Brain and CNS Malignancies (Webinar)
A review of proton therapy for the treatment of brain and CNS malignancies for radiation therapists.
Shelf Stable Food
Shelf stable food can be a healthy food option when fresh food is a challenge to obtain.
Eat Your Herbs
In this webinar Debra DeMille, MS, RD, LDN explains how herbs can be beneficial to your health and added to a healthy diet.
Pancreatic Enzymes for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
This webinar explains the use of pancreatic enzymes for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Iron Rich Foods During Cancer Treatment
Ways to increase iron in your diet, which can help with anemia.
Margetuximab-cmkb (Mergenza™) is a monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of HER2 positive breast cancers.
Relugolix (Orgovyx™) is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist/Anti-androgen used in the treatment of some cases of prostate cancer.
Pregnancy Prevention During Cancer Treatment
Treatment for cancer can affect an unborn fetus. In most cases, it is not safe to become pregnant or father a child during treatment for cancer. This article provides reasons why you should not become pregnant or father a child and options for birth control.
Survivorship: Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Tips for healthy eating and exercise to help maintain a healthy weight.
Tips for Healthy Eating After Cancer Treatment
Ways to reconnect with food and make healthy choices after cancer treatment.
Naxitamab-gqgk (Danyelza®) is a monoclonal antibody that targets GD2, found on the surface of neuroblastoma cells, as well as some normal cells.
Coping with Cancer, the Holidays and COVID
Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, our holidays are going to look and feel differently this year. This can be even more challenging for cancer patients who may be undergoing treatment and concerned about their risk for serious COVID complications. This webinar provides an overview of CDC recommendations and tips and tricks for navigating the holidays.
Vaping (Electronic Cigarettes)
Vaping is the inhaling (breathing in) of a vapor/aerosol using a vaping device. Vaping can affect your health and cause health issues.
Preparing for Radiation: Simulation and Treatment
Starting radiation treatment for cancer can cause anxiety. This article gives you tips to prepare for simulation and your first day of radiation treatment.
Brain Tumors and Seizures
Seizures are common for some people with brain tumors and managing this can be a challenge.
Recommendations for Follow-Up Care After Treatment for Lung Cancer
This article provides an overview of follow-up care and healthy living recommendations after treatment for lung cancer.
Recommendations for Follow-Up Care After Treatment for Prostate Cancer
After treatment for lung cancer, it is important for you to adhere to your provider’s plan for follow-up care. This article reviews the most common follow-up recommendations.
Recommendations for Follow-Up Care After Treatment for Colon Cancer
This article provides an overview of recommendations for follow-up care and healthy living after treatment for colon cancer.
Brain Tumors and Headaches
This article addresses headaches, which are a common problem for people with brain tumors.
Finding a Therapist
This article provides an overview about accessing therapy to help you cope with your cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.
Pralsetinib is a type of targeted therapy that blocks a protein called “rearranged during transfection” (RET). Pralsetinib blocks RET fusions. It is used to treat some types of lung cancer.