Steroids are substances that you make naturally in your body. They can be replicated in the lab to help treat certain side effects or symptoms, or to increase the effectiveness of certain chemotherapy drugs. Steroids play important roles in several different mechanisms throughout the body, including fight and flight (stress) and immune responses.
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An upcoming doctor’s appointment can put dread and fear in even the bravest of people. Doctors hold information that you need, and not knowing can build anxiety and stress. Visiting the doctor is also quite different to other appointments; there are often substantial waits, and visits can really vary in length. Continue reading “5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Appointment”
We asked 500+ people about comments they’d received from friends and loved ones about their cancer diagnosis. Talking about cancer isn’t always easy, but the results shocked us:
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