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While long-term exposure to the sun’s harmful rays can pose health risks, going through chemotherapy can make your skin even more sensitive to the sun.
Immunotherapy is an exciting area of cancer research. How does this treatment work and is it right for you?
If you’ve been diagnosed with LGL leukemia, your symptoms may fall within a wide range, from asymptomatic (no symptoms) to symptoms such as severe fatigue. If you also have rheumatoid arthritis, you may experience joint pain.
Can you donate an organ or blood if you've had cancer? If you're living with cancer or have a history of cancer, what are organ and blood donor disqualifications and qualifications? Here's what you need to know.
Can chemotherapy cause vision problems? It depends on your type of cancer treatment, but it's possible. Here's how to safeguard against potential issues.
While some LGL leukemia patients lead fairly normal lives, with occasional illnesses, others get recurrent infections that prevent them from working and fun activities.
15 years ago, Lisa Coleman weighed over 300 pounds, and every diet she tried didn't work. She calls bariatric surgery the bravest and hardest decision of her life.
Abby Loden lives in Mississippi and travels to UVA for care. She wrote this post about the challenges and triumphs of living with this rare disease.
LGL leukemia is a rare cancer, with only about 1,000 people diagnosed per year in the U.S. But there are informative and supportive resources available.
TSC causes benign tumors anywhere in the body. Derek Bauer, MD, can empathize with his TSC patients, because he lives with it, too. Read his guest post.