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As we close out Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, our partners at the Testicular Cancer Foundation share valuable information about testicular cancer awareness, prevention and detection. Did you know that testicular cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer for men that fall between the ages of 15 and...

The cancer community is full of supportive resources.  Today we’d like to shine a light on a resource from the McKesson Foundation: Giving Comfort.  Giving Comfort is a program that puts together and delivers comfort kits to patients suffering from cancer.  Working with hospitals, care...

by Aditi Narayan, MSW; LIVESTRONG Program Manager When Ana heard the words “you have cancer” at the age of 23, she was in shock.  She told her parents right away. Her mother wanted to know whether she could still have children after treatment for cervical cancer.  Her...

Regardless of the type of job you have, if you need to take time off work because of your cancer diagnosis and treatment, you should learn about your employment rights. More people are familiar with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which is the...

What is it? Lymphedema is an abnormal collection of high-protein fluid just beneath the skin. This swelling, or edema, occurs most commonly in the arm or leg, but can also occur in other parts of the body.  The collection of the high-protein fluid attracts more fluid to...