Diane Fouts, an HCI patient and employee, reads a poem entitled "How To Walk This Path" at the Labyrinth dedication.
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Having cancer is hard on a person. So is taking care of someone who has it. Even after successful treatment, cancer and its treatments have side effects that can lower your quality of life. The good news is scientific evidence shows that mindfulness practices can help relieve these side effects. Mindfulness helps you keep your thoughts focused on the present. Breathing and movement techniques help you stay in the moment and relax. Huntsman Cancer Institute offers mindfulness classes and activities for patients and caregivers.
Dealing with cancer can be stressful for patients and their families. At Huntsman Cancer Institute, trained facilitators teach simple, proven techniques to ease anxiety and stress in only a few minutes. These upcoming classes and events are open to patients and caregivers to recenter and de-stress.
Pain is one of the most common and complex symptoms experienced by cancer patients. It can affect a person’s physical, emotional, psychological, and social health. Huntsman Cancer Institute has a team of experts specially trained in treating cancer-related pain and its many side effects.
In the heat of summer, a hot flash can feel unbearable. These tips may help. Hot flashes affect the quality of life of many cancer patients. They may be a side effect of cancer or its treatment, especially for patients treated for breast cancer or prostate cancer.
Some treatments for cancer, like radiation and certain chemotherapy drugs, can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. You can still enjoy summer days by planning ahead to protect yourself from sunburn with these tips.
Cancer treatment can cause unpleasant side effects, including nausea and vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea. Following some simple steps can help minimize these side effects.