Side-Effects Management

Proof that Bald Really Is Beautiful
Side-Effects Management
Read about the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a program that took off after a few colleagues thought of shaving their heads as a way to raise money for children with cancer.
Dealing with Cancer Therapy Side Effects
ChemotherapySide-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
Dr. Evan C. Naylor offers a rundown of some of the most common side effects of cancer therapy and how to deal with them.
Acupuncture as Adjuvant Therapy for Cancer Pain
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
“My nurse navigator recommended acupuncture to treat the pain. The key is to find an acupuncturist who is skilled and trained in treating patients with cancer,” says Ginger Modiri, wife, mother, and grandmother.
Shoulder Pain and Breast Cancer
Breast CancerCancer RehabilitationSide-Effects Management
“Up to 68% of patients with breast cancer experience shoulder pain and/or restricted motion of the shoulder during or after treatment,” says Dr. Eric Wisotzky.
New Cancer Therapies Present Different Side Effects: Navigating Unchartered Territory
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
Patients who respond to these targeted treatments generally see the side effects as a small price to pay for the life-extending benefit of these new therapies.
Musculoskeletal Pain in Cancer Survivors
Cancer RehabilitationSide-Effects Management
All cancer survivors have muscle/joint pain, but people receiving treatment for cancer may have excess muscle pain after treatment. Musculoskeletal aches and pains may take 2 months or more to completely resolve. Dr. Smith discusses available treatment options.
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