Latest Cancer Questions
I’m not sure what BRCA means, but I know it raises breast cancer risk. What is BRCA testing, and what would it tell me?
QuestionsHow Long Does Sunscreen Last?
My son is in school all day, then jumps into a car to travel to an outdoor swim practice. He has about five minutes to get ready. If we apply sunscreen in the morning, is it still effective eight hours later? What sunscreens are best for his situation?
QuestionsErectile Dysfunction After Prostate Cancer
I am a prostate cancer survivor, age 72, who remains interested in sexual activity. However I suffer from ED and have not found medications to be helpful. Are the penal constrictive devices an option? What other options are available?
QuestionsTreatment after Glioblastoma
I had a glioblastoma tumor removed a month ago and now deciding if I should receive chemo and radiation. I understand treatment will only prolong my life by 20 more months. Is it worth the toxic effects of chemo and radiation for those extra months?
QuestionsSaw Palmetto for Prostate Cancer?
Is there any benefit to taking supplements such as Saw Palmetto to help reduce or prevent prostate cancer? I have read conflicting articles. I am 70 years old and have been on active surveillance for prostate cancer since early 2010.
QuestionsThe Best Sunscreen?
I just read information about sun protection, noting the ingredients necessary for a good sun screen. I checked the sunscreens I use and see NONE of those ingredients. Can you recommend a product with the best ingredients?
QuestionsMammogram Screening for Breast Cancer Survivors
How often should I have a mammogram? I am 77 years old and had breast cancer, and my mother died of breast cancer.
QuestionsShould I Be Concerned About Sore Nipples and Breasts?
I'm getting ready to have my 53rd birthday, and for the last two weeks my breasts (especially my nipples) has been very sore and tender. There has never been any breast cancer diagnosed in my family. Should I be concerned?
QuestionsFamily History of Melanoma
I'm female (58) who was raised at a high altitude and has a fair complexion. I have sunburned many times. My family has a history of melanoma. The skin on my face has darkened in blotches and I'm worried.
QuestionsDoes Radiation Therapy Make You Radioactive?
I will be starting radiation therapy soon for breast cancer and have a question that I'm too embarrassed to ask my doctor. Will radiation therapy make me radioactive?