Category Archives: Cancer

Exciting things happening at Botsford Cancer Center

You may have recently seen Dr. Mihai Ghilezan, the director of brachytherapy at Botsford Cancer Center, on the front page of the Detroit News. If you missed their story, check it out! The Detroit News story focuses on high-dose radiation … Continue reading

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How to help protect your kids now from future skin cancer

There has been a reported dramatic rise in skin cancer in young adults especially in people under 40. Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Gives Back to Botsford Nurses

Sometimes, Botsford patients are so grateful they want to do more than just say ‘thank you.’ Find out what one breast cancer survivor did to say thanks to her nurses. Continue reading

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How to prevent hair loss from chemotherapy

Ann, a Botsford Cancer Center patient, explains how a new technology has helped her keep her hair during chemotherapy. Continue reading

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9 Skin Cancer Risk Factors

You may not know about all of these risk factors. Test your knowledge and get ready for summer! Continue reading

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Traditional St. Patrick’s Day dish is actually a super-food

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy that cabbage, because it happens to be packed with nutrients and may help to prevent cancer. Continue reading

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Cancer Prevention Recipe: Gingered Cabbage

This wonderful Asian-flavored salad has great flavor and provides great nutritional value and cancer prevention. Continue reading

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How to eat well during cancer treatment

People undergoing cancer treatment have special dietary needs and challenges. Botsford’s registered dietitian explains how to eat well during or before cancer treatment. Continue reading

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How meditation can benefit cancer patients

For cancer patients, meditation can reduce anxiety and pain as well as many other proven benefits. Continue reading

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Benefits of Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients

Managing the symptoms of cancer and its treatment can be challenging and overwhelming. Studies show that massage therapy can help. Continue reading

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