cancer-treatment

Staying Centered Throughout Cancer Treatment

the MWHC Blog Team January 27, 2016

Yoga Instructor Uses Inner Strength to Aid in Recovery during Cancer Treatment Calm and centered yoga instructor Youngsun Switzer takes pride in her pursuit of a…

A Breast Cancer Diagnosis: It Takes Your Breath Away

the MWHC Blog Team April 12, 2016

Breast Cancer Can Affect Anyone  My name is Heidi Kirby (Photo above L to R Dr. Sandra Swain, former Director of…

With Early Detection, Prostate Cancer Is Treatable

the MWHC Blog Team August 03, 2016

For men approaching the age of 40, as well as those who have already crossed that milestone, prostate cancer is…

Who’s at risk for heart problems during cancer treatment?

Ana Barac, MD, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute March 15, 2018

Every patient who’s being treated for cancer should talk to their oncologist about the risk of heart-related complications. We’ve learned…

What cancer survivors need to know about long-term heart health

Ana Barac, MD, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute April 20, 2018

Cancer doctors used to think of cancer treatment in terms of extending patients’ lives by a few more months or…