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The variety of aggressive treatments cancer patients undergo can lead to long-term cognitive deficiencies, neurological deficits, difficulty with daily tasks such as eating and walking, and physical impairments. Simply put: stopping cancer in its tracks can cause significant health problems.
For some breast cancer patients, chemotherapy and radiation can cause serious heart complications, which may lead to a more complex treatment plan and permanent heart damage.
Diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer seven years ago, this artist, writer, mother of three and clinical trial veteran continues to lead a dynamic life.
Shaky lettering or an indecipherable signature often signals further decline in a person with Alzheimer's disease.
A report finds many skin cancer survivors refuse to wear sunblock and still regularly visit tanning booths, posing the age-old question of why people stick with habits they know will damage their health.