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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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Over age 26? You may be eligible for the HPV vaccine

Over the age of 26? You still may be able to get the HPV vaccine. What is HPV? The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). HPV is not the same […]

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Brain cancer doesn’t stop for the pandemic; it didn’t stop for Ben Smith

A seizure in late May, followed by another in early June led Ben Smith to the emergency department at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital. Visitor restrictions were in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, but […]

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While we’re all trying to stay safe at home, Cologuard is a colonoscopy alternative

If you’ve been trying to stay home more and are putting off your colonoscopy, consider Cologuard or a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) to catch colon cancer early while it’s still very treatable. A colonoscopy is […]

Read Full Story

UVB light as a treatment for cutaneous lymphoma

Ultraviolet light, specifically, narrowband UVB light, can reduce skin inflammation, especially as a treatment for eczema and psoriasis. A Louisville-area dermatologist is using this therapy as a treatment for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, a blood cell […]

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Back from stage 3 ovarian cancer, Stephanie Virgin is a mom and thriving professional

Photo by Anna May Photography Stephanie Virgin was 29 and hoping to start a family, so ovarian cancer was the last thing on her mind — even when she experienced textbook symptoms. The Louisville native […]

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Over age 26? You may be eligible for the HPV vaccine

Over the age of 26? You still may be able to get the HPV vaccine. What is HPV? The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). HPV is not the same […]

Read Full Story

Brain cancer doesn’t stop for the pandemic; it didn’t stop for Ben Smith

A seizure in late May, followed by another in early June led Ben Smith to the emergency department at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital. Visitor restrictions were in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, but […]

Read Full Story

While we’re all trying to stay safe at home, Cologuard is a colonoscopy alternative

If you’ve been trying to stay home more and are putting off your colonoscopy, consider Cologuard or a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) to catch colon cancer early while it’s still very treatable. A colonoscopy is […]

Read Full Story

UVB light as a treatment for cutaneous lymphoma

Ultraviolet light, specifically, narrowband UVB light, can reduce skin inflammation, especially as a treatment for eczema and psoriasis. A Louisville-area dermatologist is using this therapy as a treatment for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, a blood cell […]

Read Full Story

Back from stage 3 ovarian cancer, Stephanie Virgin is a mom and thriving professional

Photo by Anna May Photography Stephanie Virgin was 29 and hoping to start a family, so ovarian cancer was the last thing on her mind — even when she experienced textbook symptoms. The Louisville native […]

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