Author: Cancer & Blood Disorders Center (Alan Berndt)

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7 Tips for Living with Anemia
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7 Tips for Living with Anemia

Anemia is a condition where one has insufficient red blood cells.  The red blood cells help in transporting oxygen to the body.  Most cells in the body are powered by oxygen, and lack thereof can lead to improper function.  Consequently, most people with anemia will experience fatigue as the most pronounced symptom.  Iron deficiency is...

What to Know Before Chemotherapy
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What to Know Before Chemotherapy

Oncologists recommend that a patient undergo chemotherapy after carefully analyzing the patient’s factors concerning the pathology of their cancer. Chemotherapy uses drugs in the form of intravenous injections and pills to kill rapidly dividing cells. Since cancer cells are also rapidly dividing, chemotherapy helps to kill the cells or slow their progression. Despite its benefit...