Cancer appointments by phone or online better than going in-person, surprising research shows

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cancer appointments conducted via phone or online are more effective than in-person visits, according to a new study. The researchers analyzed survey responses from over 39,000 patients across more than 50,000 visits. They compared telemedicine experiences, which include phone or online appointments, with in-person appointments during and after the height of the pandemic. …

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Cannabis can help cancer patients using chemotherapy avoid brain fog

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BOULDER, Colo. — Cancer patients go through a lot, not only from the disease itself, but from harsh treatments like chemotherapy as well. Along with side-effects such as pain and nausea, some chemo recipients end up experiencing sleep issues and cognitive problems that scientists call “chemo brain” or “brain fog.” Now, researchers from the University …

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1 in 3 cancer articles on social media contain harmful misinformation

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Finding misinformation on social media is not likely to shock many people. Wild claims and conspiracy theories pop up on various platforms daily, with the most recent cases involving the coronavirus pandemic and its vaccines. Now, unfortunately, a new study reveals that cancer research is not immune to this misinformation campaign …

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