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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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On-site genomic testing at Norton Cancer Institute allows fast and precise treatment

Thanks to the Steven Vanover Foundation and other caring community supporters, Norton Cancer Institute now has specialized laboratory capabilities and equipment to perform on-site genomic testing. This highly specialized testing makes it possible to diagnose […]

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Cancer during pandemic, quarantine

A few months ago, when Americans began feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, state mandates required a focus on urgent and emergency care. Along with patients’ own concerns about being in a health care setting due […]

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New technology reduces side effects and allows for fewer, but stronger, prostate cancer radiation treatments

For the more than 60,000 men each year whose prostate cancer is treated with radiation therapy, the close quarters around the prostate and rectum meant that prostate radiation treatments used to be delivered more frequently […]

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Answers to questions Norton Cancer Institute patients may have about coronavirus

As a cancer patient or someone who has completed treatment, you may be at greater risk from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Norton Cancer Institute and all of Norton Healthcare have developed a series of […]

Read Full Story

Emily Carr knew what the issue was — she just had to keep pushing

When Emily Carr began experiencing a baffling array of symptoms — pain when she stood up, dizziness when she leaned over, severe migraines and memory loss — she thought it could be a brain tumor. […]

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On-site genomic testing at Norton Cancer Institute allows fast and precise treatment

Thanks to the Steven Vanover Foundation and other caring community supporters, Norton Cancer Institute now has specialized laboratory capabilities and equipment to perform on-site genomic testing. This highly specialized testing makes it possible to diagnose […]

Read Full Story

Cancer during pandemic, quarantine

A few months ago, when Americans began feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, state mandates required a focus on urgent and emergency care. Along with patients’ own concerns about being in a health care setting due […]

Read Full Story

New technology reduces side effects and allows for fewer, but stronger, prostate cancer radiation treatments

For the more than 60,000 men each year whose prostate cancer is treated with radiation therapy, the close quarters around the prostate and rectum meant that prostate radiation treatments used to be delivered more frequently […]

Read Full Story

Answers to questions Norton Cancer Institute patients may have about coronavirus

As a cancer patient or someone who has completed treatment, you may be at greater risk from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Norton Cancer Institute and all of Norton Healthcare have developed a series of […]

Read Full Story

Emily Carr knew what the issue was — she just had to keep pushing

When Emily Carr began experiencing a baffling array of symptoms — pain when she stood up, dizziness when she leaned over, severe migraines and memory loss — she thought it could be a brain tumor. […]

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