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Michael's cystic fibrosis kept him from enjoying childhood, until an organ donor and new lungs changed his life. His father works at UVA and contributed this post.
Almost two dozen eligible patients die each day waiting for the right organ to become available. The only way to overcome the organ shortage is to encourage more people to become organ donors.
Some foods can make you feel worse during cancer treatment. Try to get adequate nutrition during cancer treatment and avoid certain types of food.
Clinical trials for LGL leukemia research are exceptionally challenging to fill when there are only about 1,000 people each year receiving this diagnosis.
Complementary and alternative medicine, including biofeedback therapy, acupuncture, massage and herbal medicines, are outside the standard practices of modern medical care.
For adults diagnosed with cancer, a major concern is fertility preservation, being able to maintain your ability to have children in the future.
Chemo can be a drag for a variety of reasons, but boredom during the course of your treatment can get you down quickly.
UVA researchers are finding links between vitamin D and LGL leukemia. The research began at the urging of a patient and was funded through donations to the LGL Leukemia Research Fund, which is supported primarily by patients and other individuals.
Breast cancer in men is rare, but every year about 2,550 new cases are diagnosed, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Paget's disease of the breast is a rare form of cancer. Recognizing this condition early and beginning prompt treatment helps prevent complications.