10 Things Every Cancer Patient Should Know About Chemo

Everyday Health is one of my favorite, go-to sites for reliable health and wellness advice.  I just read a FANTASTIC article written by Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH for Everyday Health on preventing infection that EVERY cancer patient (and caregiver too) should read.  Simply put, when you’re on chemo, you are at a higher risk of infection.  And infection can...


What is Neutropenia?

Neutropenia (n): characterized by an abnormally low number of neutrophils the most important type of white blood cell. (Wikipedia) White blood cell counts can be determined by a simple blood test. Anyone undergoing cancer treatments will most likely experience some level of neutropenia at some point.  You see, white blood cells help our bodies...




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