Parenting and Cancer

Being a parent is a challenging task. The role is more elaborate than being a chief executive in many ways. The more kids you have, the more likely that you will need to take on more roles as you nurture and cater to them. Parenting is a profession.  While parenting is difficult as it is …

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Cancer and Your Relationship

A lot of changes follow a cancer diagnosis. There are usually significant changes to your health, outlook to life, routines, work and daily activities. As you go through treatment, other changes may also occur. One of the big changes that will occur is your relationship with other people: especially when they are informed of your …

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Nutritional Nuggets

There are known causes for some cancer (e.g. infections, radiation, smoking etc.) but the causes of some other cancer types are still unknown. For these cancers, however, some things may increase the possibility of developing cancer called Risk Factors. One of them is the type of food you eat or don’t eat. No single food …

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Cancer and Fertility

Cancer treatment can affect one’s fertility in more ways than one, especially for women. Typically, it is not one of the most discussed topics when it comes to cancer and cancer treatments but it is something to consider. If you are undergoing cancer treatment and wish to get pregnant at some point in the future, …

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Sex and Cancer

One of the most frequently asked questions after a cancer diagnosis is about sex. While the initial shock of diagnosis may cause you to forget about sex in totality but after a while, questions start building up. What will change? What should I expect? Will my sex drive reduce? Will I be able to have …

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Cancer and Fatigue

Fatigue is the feeling of extreme tiredness. Regarding cancer, fatigue is the commonest symptom of cancer and cancer treatment. Here, we will discuss what causes fatigue in cancer and how you can remain energetic for activities of daily living. Cancer Fatigue Unlike everyday fatigue, cancer fatigue is much worse and can happen anytime, even after …

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Bursting Myths: Sugar and Cancer

MYTH: Taking sugar in food and soft drinks can cause cancer. FACT: Sugar does not cause cancer, either in its natural form in sugar-containing food items (such as yam, potato, pasta, wheat and rice) or in processed forms (such as in soda and fizzy drinks, corn syrup and fruit juices).  It may, however, leave you …

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