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Health Journey Support | Oncology Health Series

Managing certain health conditions can be a lifelong journey, and for some it can impact almost all aspects of daily life. But with support and a better understanding of the challenges people often face, the journey may become a little easier. Health Journey Support offers reliable, easy-to-access health information on respiratory and heart conditions, diabetes, certain types of cancer, and kidney diseases. Educational tools include videos, shareable resources, and apps covering key milestones throughout the health journey. Browse, share, and be sure to keep coming back for more!

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If you've been diagnosed with cancer, you will likely have questions about the disease, how it may be treated and what outcome you might expect with your health condition. It can be hard to understand what cancer means and difficult to talk about.

The Oncology Health Series offers easy-to-access health information on many types of cancer, including bladder cancer, blood cancers, breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and prostate cancer. Browse through this section for videos and resources that may help with your journey toward better health. Topics include understanding your diagnosis, treatment options, and lifestyle changes that may help manage cancer. If you have any questions about your condition, talk to your healthcare provider.

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In all cancers, certain cells in the body divide without stopping. These fast-growing cells can move from where they start growing and attack other tissues. This brochure provides an overview on cancer growth.

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Your doctor may run tests even when you do not have symptoms of cancer. This brochure defines some of the tests used to screen for cancer, and how the stage, or progression of cancer is determined.

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In leukemia, the stem cells in the bone marrow make too many abnormal white blood cells that don't work properly. This weakens your immune system. This video will help you understand the main types and symptoms of leukemia.

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In leukemia, the stem cells in the bone marrow make too many abnormal white blood cells that don't work properly. This weakens your immune system. This brochure will help you understand the main types and symptoms of leukemia.

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Lymphoma is a cancer that originates in a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. This video will help you understand the main types of lymphoma, including common symptoms and risk factors.

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Lymphoma is a cancer that originates in a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. This brochure will help you understand the main types of lymphoma, including common symptoms and risk factors.

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Your doctor will make a treatment plan specifically for your leukemia. It will be based on the type of leukemia, your symptoms, age, overall state of health, and other factors. This video describes some of the main treatment options for leukemia.

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Your doctor will make a treatment plan specifically for your leukemia. It will be based on the type of leukemia, your symptoms, age, overall state of health, and other factors. This brochure describes some of the main treatment options for leukemia.

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Your doctor will make a treatment plan specifically for your lymphoma. It will be based on the type of lymphoma, the stage, your symptoms, age, overall health, and other factors. This video describes some of the main treatment options for lymphoma.

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Your doctor will make a treatment plan specifically for your lymphoma. It will be based on the type of lymphoma, the stage, your symptoms, age, overall health, and other factors. This brochure describes some of the main treatment options for lymphoma.

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Immuno-oncology is the study and development of certain treatments, called immunotherapies, for cancer. These treatments fight cancer by strengthening your immune system. This video explains how your immune system defends your body, and several ways immunotherapies help your immune system fight cancer.

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Immuno-oncology is the study and development of certain treatments, called immunotherapies, for cancer. These treatments fight cancer by strengthening your immune system. This brochure explains how your immune system defends your body, and several ways immunotherapies help your immune system fight cancer.

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Learning to manage your cancer or take care of someone who has cancer can be a challenge. You might find it hard to remember or understand what the doctor says. This brochure offers questions you may want to ask your doctor, and gives space to write down the answers.

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Blood cancer begins in blood forming tissue, such as bone marrow. Examples of blood cancer are leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. This video lists some of the common ways to manage blood cancers.

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Blood cancer begins in blood forming tissue, such as bone marrow. Examples of blood cancer are leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. This brochure lists some of the common ways to manage blood cancers.

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Cancer treatments can affect how your body gets nutrients from food, and can lead to fatigue or exhaustion. This brochure provides some goals to aim for as you work with your care team to manage your diet and exercise during treatment.

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Cancer and treatment can be hard on your body. It can also affect your thoughts and feelings. This brochure describes some of the feelings you may have and some ways to help deal with them.

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It is not easy to deal with cancer. Coping with side effects, feelings, and access to prescriptions can be overwhelming. This brochure provides a listing of websites that have patient support tools and resources for people with cancer.

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It can be very difficult watching someone you care about go through cancer treatment, especially if their cancer keeps getting worse. This brochure offers some ways you can help a loved one who has an advanced stage of cancer.

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When you take care of a loved one with cancer, it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself. This brochure provides a few reminders of ways you can stay strong and healthy.

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