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Tips for Exercising After a Cancer Diagnosis

Tips for Exercising After a Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer survivors can benefit in many ways by increasing their physical activity through regular exercise, according to a number of clinical studies. Michelle Porto, Karen Mustian and Po-Ju Lin from the University of Rochester Medical Center’s PEAK Lab provide a roadmap for getting started.

Cancer Treatment: Is a Clinical Trial Right for You?

Cancer Treatment: Is a Clinical Trial Right for You?

When it comes to cancer, the treatments available today are better than what we had even 10 years ago, but they are still not perfect. The only way to continue improving treatment for any disease is through clinical trials. Dr. Nimish A. Mohile, a neuro-oncologist, shares a few facts everyone should know when it comes to clinical trials.

Q&A: Understanding Esophageal Cancer

Q&A: Understanding Esophageal Cancer

Dr. Mohametaki Tejani answers some common questions about esophageal cancer and how you can reduce your risk.

Clinical trials: The root of progress, the future of excellent cancer care

Clinical trials: The root of progress, the future of excellent cancer care

Cancer is a complex set of diseases, and clinical trials play a major role in helping scientists methodically gather the evidence to introduce new treatments. A major strength of the Wilmot Cancer Institute is its leadership role in the Finger Lakes region for providing patients access to a local and national portfolio of trials.

More than medicine: Palliative care helps patients undergoing cancer treatment

More than medicine: Palliative care helps patients undergoing cancer treatment

Sometimes confused with hospice, palliative care focuses on alleviating the pain and symptoms — such as nausea and shortness of breath — that can come with a serious illness like cancer and its treatment. But unlike hospice, it can accompany any and all desired medical treatment of one’s cancer or other conditions. It’s about helping patients and their families to live better while they’re undergoing treatment.