Best of Cancerwise 2018: Helpful insights from our experts

A cancer diagnosis can provoke a range of emotions and prompt endless questions. So throughout the year, we shared dozens of insights from our experts to help patients and caregivers find the information they need to make decisions and feel more confident as they face cancer. Here’s some of our experts’ most-read guidance from 2018. 9 things to know about CAR T-cell therapy 2018 brought a lot of buzz surrounding a new type of cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy. But what exactly is it? And who should consider it? Find out about this new type of immunotherapy from our Sattva Neelapu, M.D. The keto diet and cancer: What patients should know There’s no one food that can cure cancer, but that doesn’t stop such myths from circulating. Among the diets rumored to cure cancer is the keto diet. Learn the pros and cons in this Q&A with dietitian Maria Petzel. Cancer patients and the flu: What you should know When it comes to the flu, cancer patients are among those most vulnerable to infection. Read what our Roy Chemaly, M.D., wants cancer patients to know about the flu and how to protect themselves. Should you get a central line for chemotherapy? Many cancer patients receive chemotherapy as a part of their treatment plan. Sometimes, chemotherapy is delivered through a standard IV line. Other times, infusions are given through a central line catheter, such as a PICC, CVC or port. Our Tam Huynh, M.D., shares the differences between the options and how to know which one is right for you. Updated colorectal cancer screening guidelines: What to know This past spring, the...