Kristin E. Rojas, M.D., FACS, FACOG, assistant professor of surgical oncology in the DeWitt Daughtry Department of Surgery and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University Miami Miller School of Medicine, realized she had struck a chord with women being…
Tag: Women & Cancer
Light Therapy Improves Breast Cancer Survivors’ Sleep
Cancer alters the circadian rhythm functions, which results in fatigue and disrupted sleep/wake patterns. Dr. Horng-Shiuann Wu studies how using extremely bright light to “reset” a female breast cancer patient’s internal clock can help them sleep better.
Lung Cancer in Women – UCLA Health Pulmonologist describes the signs & symptoms of this deadly disease
It’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month and there are few stories about women who are diagnosed with lung cancer. Here’s one story about a 42-year-old, non-smoking Mom of two who was surprised with a lung cancer diagnosis last Thanksgiving. The story also features tips from a UCLA pulmonologist on the signs and symptoms of lung cancer.