Feb 07, 2022

Talking with Kids about Cancer

It can be hard for adults to understand cancer, let alone kids. These resources can help parents explain to children what cancer means and how to help kids cope with their emotions.

Jan 28, 2022

Lung Cancer Screenings at Huntsman Cancer Institute

If you smoke and are over 50, you should talk to your doctor about a lung cancer screening. Chakravarthy Reddy, MD, describes how a low-dose chest CT scan could be the right choice for you.

Jan 26, 2022

Nausea and Vomiting during Cancer Treatment

Cancer medications and treatments often cause nausea and vomiting. There are many ways to help treat nausea, including medicine, integrative treatments, and home remedies. Your care team can help you find the best way control nausea so you can have a better quality of life as you go through treatment.

Jan 24, 2022

Ask an Expert: Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer deaths for women in the United States. Now, thanks to the development of early screening techniques, that’s no longer the case. Yet every year, there are still around 13,800 new cases of cervical cancer. To learn more about cervical cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, we spoke with Kate Harris, MD, a gynecologic oncologist.

Jan 21, 2022

Bald Eagles and Chemo

Huntsman Cancer Institute patient Pam Montgomery suffered hair loss after chemotherapy treatment for stage III breast cancer. Some humor from her husband and a visit from a fine-feathered friend helped her feel more comfortable with her new appearance.

Jan 10, 2022

Ask an Expert: START Tobacco Cessation

Quitting tobacco products is extremely difficult. Edlira Farka, APRN, a family nurse practitioner who works at Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Center for HOPE Tobacco Cessation Program, shares her knowledge and expertise in this easy-to-remember list.

Jan 07, 2022

Talks with Docs: Sagar Patel, Blood and Bone Marrow Transplants

Sagar Patel, MD, discusses some common misconceptions about bone marrow transplants, what got him interested in hematology, and who he would want to trade places with for one day in the latest Talks with Docs.

Dec 23, 2021

Huntsman Cancer Institute Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the National Cancer Act

December 23, 2021, marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the National Cancer Act. From Huntsman Cancer Institute’s founding, to its growth into a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center, to its rapidly growing outreach projects of today, this legislation had, and continues to have, a profound impact.