Cancer care and sleep resource guide

Stephanie Linder and colleagues at Sleep Help are devoted to increasing sleep health awareness and wellness. They  have  been working on a useful resource all about how patients in cancer treatment and remission can deal with the sleep-disrupting side effects of chemotherapy, steroids, and other treatments. It can be found here: https://www.sleephelp.org/cancer-sleep/

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Dental care may benefit patients scheduled for cancer surgery

Preoperative oral care by a dentist may help reduce postoperative complications in patients who undergo cancer surgery, according to a new British Journal of Surgery study. Of 509,179 patients studied, 16% received preoperative oral care from a dentist. When a surgeon requested that a dentist provide preoperative oral care to a patient with cancer, the dentist checked … Continue reading Dental care may benefit patients scheduled for cancer surgery

Biomarkers link fatigue in cancer to fatigue in Parkinson’s

Biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer have now been linked to fatigue in those with Parkinson's disease, according to new research from Rice University. ​ "Inflammation and fatigue in early, untreated Parkinson's disease" will appear in an upcoming edition of Acta NeurologicaScandinavica. It is one of the first studies to link the … Continue reading Biomarkers link fatigue in cancer to fatigue in Parkinson’s