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The fatigue from cancer and #cancertreatment is very unlike what a healthy person would call fatigue.  Learn more. https://t.co/1WG7bnKVM3 https://t.co/sd2tox2FXN

The fatigue from cancer and #cancertreatment is very unlike what a healthy person would call fatigue. Learn more. https://t.co/1WG7bnKVM3 https://t.co/sd2tox2FXN

How should you describe your pain to your doctor?  You may be asked to rate it on a scale of 1-10 and you need to tell them where, what it feels like, for how long, when, and what makes it worse.   https://t.co/Kjp3fvHOqi https://t.co/6rRzKWHQXl

How should you describe your pain to your doctor? You may be asked to rate it on a scale of 1-10 and you need to tell them where, what it feels like, for how long, when, and what makes it worse. https://t.co/Kjp3fvHOqi https://t.co/6rRzKWHQXl

It’s important for cancer caregivers to understand that even though treatment has ended, cancer survivors are still coping with a lot.  Now what do you do? https://t.co/VYVP8uKxgO https://t.co/YwtTXLzQ93

It’s important for cancer caregivers to understand that even though treatment has ended, cancer survivors are still coping with a lot. Now what do you do? https://t.co/VYVP8uKxgO https://t.co/YwtTXLzQ93

NCI has launched a long-term, nationwide study, called NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (NCCAPS). The study is now open to adults who are getting tested for or have COVID-19 and are also undergoing cancer treatment. Learn more: https://t.co/2HoW7Y8KLK https://t.co/SVAgD9hdLH

NCI has launched a long-term, nationwide study, called NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (NCCAPS). The study is now open to adults who are getting tested for or have COVID-19 and are also undergoing cancer treatment. Learn more: https://t.co/2HoW7Y8KLK https://t.co/SVAgD9hdLH

People with cancer and their families may face major financial challenges. Here are ways to manage costs and medical information during your treatment. https://t.co/kFdDUfa7GZ https://t.co/ac3NhFKnhQ

People with cancer and their families may face major financial challenges. Here are ways to manage costs and medical information during your treatment. https://t.co/kFdDUfa7GZ https://t.co/ac3NhFKnhQ

Insomnia is a problem for many #cancer patients. Yoga may improve circadian rhythms, physical & immune function & improve insomnia & sleep quality in cancer survivors - this trial compares yoga to other behavioral therapies in survivors.  https://t.co/wIA2r3Wbwp  @WilmotCancer https://t.co/c5RDJRFLqR

Insomnia is a problem for many #cancer patients. Yoga may improve circadian rhythms, physical & immune function & improve insomnia & sleep quality in cancer survivors - this trial compares yoga to other behavioral therapies in survivors. https://t.co/wIA2r3Wbwp @WilmotCancer https://t.co/c5RDJRFLqR

Acupuncture can reduce joint pain caused by drugs called aromatase inhibitors, according to results from a large, rigorous study of this approach in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer.  https://t.co/K8OPsglydw https://t.co/9L9DaetMq3

Acupuncture can reduce joint pain caused by drugs called aromatase inhibitors, according to results from a large, rigorous study of this approach in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer. https://t.co/K8OPsglydw https://t.co/9L9DaetMq3

Your skin and nails can also suffer due to #cancertreatment - chemotherapy, radiation therapy, biological therapy and targeted therapies all have some effect. Some coping tips: https://t.co/Xa91Wzc1w5 https://t.co/HgumWd0SxB

Your skin and nails can also suffer due to #cancertreatment - chemotherapy, radiation therapy, biological therapy and targeted therapies all have some effect. Some coping tips: https://t.co/Xa91Wzc1w5 https://t.co/HgumWd0SxB

Talk with your health care team if you are not hungry or if you find it difficult to eat during cancer treatment. Don’t wait until you feel weak, have lost too much weight, or are dehydrated, to talk with your doctor or nurse. https://t.co/EK7BYwVc3Q https://t.co/21DIYrg2en

Talk with your health care team if you are not hungry or if you find it difficult to eat during cancer treatment. Don’t wait until you feel weak, have lost too much weight, or are dehydrated, to talk with your doctor or nurse. https://t.co/EK7BYwVc3Q https://t.co/21DIYrg2en

Cancer support groups can:
 -Help you feel better, more hopeful & not so alone
 -Give you a chance to talk about your feelings 
-Help you deal with practical problems, such as at work 
-Help you cope with side effects of treatment https://t.co/3QSUM82Byb https://t.co/2utMnRc3wp

Cancer support groups can: -Help you feel better, more hopeful & not so alone -Give you a chance to talk about your feelings -Help you deal with practical problems, such as at work -Help you cope with side effects of treatment https://t.co/3QSUM82Byb https://t.co/2utMnRc3wp

There are millions cancer survivors in the US. Many say they had support during their treatment, but once it ended it was hard to make a transition. They had to adjust to new feelings, new problems & different ways of looking at the world. https://t.co/1TsG0rL5UB https://t.co/gLsBxaPssE

There are millions cancer survivors in the US. Many say they had support during their treatment, but once it ended it was hard to make a transition. They had to adjust to new feelings, new problems & different ways of looking at the world. https://t.co/1TsG0rL5UB https://t.co/gLsBxaPssE

Cannabis (marijuana) and cannabinoids (compounds from the plant) have been studied to relieve cancer nausea and pain, as well as other actions. Here is what is known: https://t.co/zOHbi9jFuF https://t.co/ielEAAZfuS

Cannabis (marijuana) and cannabinoids (compounds from the plant) have been studied to relieve cancer nausea and pain, as well as other actions. Here is what is known: https://t.co/zOHbi9jFuF https://t.co/ielEAAZfuS

Studies of aromatherapy for treating the side effects of #cancertherapy have shown mixed results. There have been some reports of improved mood, anxiety, sleep, nausea, and pain. Learn more: https://t.co/88ayxyUU38 https://t.co/MDkxeyfONb

Studies of aromatherapy for treating the side effects of #cancertherapy have shown mixed results. There have been some reports of improved mood, anxiety, sleep, nausea, and pain. Learn more: https://t.co/88ayxyUU38 https://t.co/MDkxeyfONb

Cancer and cancer treatments may cause side effects that affect nutrition, including malnutrition from anorexia and cachexia. More about nutrition during #cancertreatment https://t.co/Wp0rYQ0wmR https://t.co/bcoL4EBSt5

Cancer and cancer treatments may cause side effects that affect nutrition, including malnutrition from anorexia and cachexia. More about nutrition during #cancertreatment https://t.co/Wp0rYQ0wmR https://t.co/bcoL4EBSt5

A #cancer diagnosis can give you all these emotions: Overwhelmed Denial Anger Fear and Worry Hope Stress and Anxiety Sadness and Depression Guilt Loneliness Gratitude There are ways to cope: https://t.co/rIIneCZObX https://t.co/OfYN3xkafs

A #cancer diagnosis can give you all these emotions: Overwhelmed Denial Anger Fear and Worry Hope Stress and Anxiety Sadness and Depression Guilt Loneliness Gratitude There are ways to cope: https://t.co/rIIneCZObX https://t.co/OfYN3xkafs

Question about #cancertreatment may include:
Is treatment likely to cause my hair to fall out?
How should I protect and care for my head? Are there products that you recommend to use or avoid?
Where can I get a wig/hairpiece?
When will my hair grow back?
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Question about #cancertreatment may include: Is treatment likely to cause my hair to fall out? How should I protect and care for my head? Are there products that you recommend to use or avoid? Where can I get a wig/hairpiece? When will my hair grow back? https://t.co/GvM66J4ahZ https://t.co/AAk2VxDSU1

A resource for patients & caretakers: The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,000+ #cancer & medical terms. https://t.co/nQAZkq4V5E https://t.co/VtOPjvOO8W

A resource for patients & caretakers: The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,000+ #cancer & medical terms. https://t.co/nQAZkq4V5E https://t.co/VtOPjvOO8W

Many family members who care for loved ones with cancer do not feel adequately prepared for the caregiving tasks they assume and need help to make informed decisions about end-of-life care. Read more: https://t.co/5Ak7cJLDpW … https://t.co/bYo9JIzrc4

Many family members who care for loved ones with cancer do not feel adequately prepared for the caregiving tasks they assume and need help to make informed decisions about end-of-life care. Read more: https://t.co/5Ak7cJLDpWhttps://t.co/bYo9JIzrc4

Don't be afraid to remind ANYONE to wash their hands before they treat/help you when you are getting #chemotherapy. https://t.co/AZ3i9C0YIx https://t.co/T16sPEWImk

Don't be afraid to remind ANYONE to wash their hands before they treat/help you when you are getting #chemotherapy. https://t.co/AZ3i9C0YIx https://t.co/T16sPEWImk

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