Tag: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome: What It Is and How to Treat It

Radiation therapy, like surgery and chemotherapy, is a mainstay of cancer treatment. The reason radiation is used to treat cancer is that it is usually toxic to the fast growing cancer cells while supposedly having little adverse effects on the slow growing and relatively radiation resistant normal body cells. Unfortunately, normal cells are often affected…

Meditation and Music

Cancer survivorship can be a challenging and anxious time for people, and meditation or relaxation can be an important part of managing anxiety. Music therapy is a powerful form of relaxation providing calm and serenity. Please join music therapist Karen Popkin as she presents various relaxation techniques through music and instrumentation.