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Cancer Education Videos

At Norton Cancer Institute, we want to give our patients as much information as possible about their diagnosis, treatments and symptom management. Our patient education cancer video library is designed to enhance, not replace, the educational materials and information you receive in your health care provider’s office. We hope you find these videos helpful.

Common Side Effects for Cancer Patients
What are some ways cancer patients can relieve constipation?

What causes constipation in cancer patients?
Low blood counts and the risk of infection in cancer patients
Why do cancer patients have their blood drawn often?
Why do cancer patients often feel tired and weak?


Nutrition and Cancer Patients
Nutrition and cancer
Food safety for cancer patients
Eating during cancer treatment


Ports in Cancer Treatment
What is a port?
Taking care of your port and preventing infection
How your port may be used


Cancer Radiation Therapy

How does cancer radiation therapy work, and is it safe?
What are some side effects of radiation therapy?

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Six years after his glioblastoma diagnosis, a brain cancer survivor and his wife look back

John and Jessica Bostock were in the middle of exciting life changes as the summer of 2015 started warming up. John was just 35, and the couple had an 18-month-old daughter, Olive. Plans were underway […]

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Three-time cancer survivor encourages others

Bruce Lowe does not take being a cancer survivor for granted. Indeed, surviving three different cancers has given him a mission. “My doctor told me that I had stage 4 incurable bone cancer and had […]

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The latest in noninvasive brain tumor treatment

TrueBeam, CyberKnife and Gamma Knife may sound like superheroes, but actually they are tools for treating brain tumors. These three machines are used for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), a non-surgical treatment option that uses high doses […]

Read Full Story

Celebrating cancer survivors and giving them a care plan for a long life

June 6 is National Cancer Survivors Day — a time to celebrate the strength and courage of survivors, their families and caregivers. It’s a good time to remember that life after cancer can be fulfilling, […]

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How to talk to your doctor about sex and cancer

Sexual health is important for any adult’s well-being, but patients with cancer face a new set of challenges when it comes to sexuality. Laila S. Agrawal, M.D., breast cancer oncologist with Norton Cancer Institute, is […]

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Six years after his glioblastoma diagnosis, a brain cancer survivor and his wife look back

John and Jessica Bostock were in the middle of exciting life changes as the summer of 2015 started warming up. John was just 35, and the couple had an 18-month-old daughter, Olive. Plans were underway […]

Read Full Story

Three-time cancer survivor encourages others

Bruce Lowe does not take being a cancer survivor for granted. Indeed, surviving three different cancers has given him a mission. “My doctor told me that I had stage 4 incurable bone cancer and had […]

Read Full Story

The latest in noninvasive brain tumor treatment

TrueBeam, CyberKnife and Gamma Knife may sound like superheroes, but actually they are tools for treating brain tumors. These three machines are used for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), a non-surgical treatment option that uses high doses […]

Read Full Story

Celebrating cancer survivors and giving them a care plan for a long life

June 6 is National Cancer Survivors Day — a time to celebrate the strength and courage of survivors, their families and caregivers. It’s a good time to remember that life after cancer can be fulfilling, […]

Read Full Story

How to talk to your doctor about sex and cancer

Sexual health is important for any adult’s well-being, but patients with cancer face a new set of challenges when it comes to sexuality. Laila S. Agrawal, M.D., breast cancer oncologist with Norton Cancer Institute, is […]

Read Full Story

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