General psychosocial aspects topics

Using an App to Reduce Cancer-Related Anxiety
BY Joseph Greer, Ph.D.
​Joseph Greer, Ph.D., Clinical Director of Psychology and Research Scientist in the Center for Psychiatric Oncology & Behavioral Sciences at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains a mobile app to help anxiety in patients who have incurable cancer.
Staying CALM: Psychotherapy for Patients with Advanced Cancers
BY Lauren M. Green
The psychotherapty known as CALM has been shown to ease depression and distress in patients with advanced cancer. 
Finding Emotional Honesty in the Complicated Extremes of Cancer
BY Martha Carlson
I'm hopeful and scared. Why it's OK to feel both at once when you're living with cancer.
Two Approaches to Scanxiety
BY Stacie Chevrier
A survivor develops a plan for managing anxiety through scan week.
Cancer: When It Rains It Pours
BY Dana Stewart
When it rains it pours. These five words can be filled with so much meaning. These five words can be used to describe a lot of happenings in anyone’s life. Trying to avoid the cancer heartache works for a while but when you lift back the current, the fears and anxiety flood in like a heavy rain.
ASCO Seeks to Better Care for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients With Cancer
BY Allie Casey
The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently published a set of recommendations to better care for patients who are sexual and gender minorities.
Controlling the Uncontrollable With Cancer
BY Kim Johnson
Formulating a plan and knowing how to react can help to ease emotions at a difficult time in life.
NCCN Launches New Distress Resources for Patients With Cancer
BY Katie Kosko
The NCCN created new free, online resources for patients with cancer who are experiencing distress.
Did the Extra Chemo Cycles Go Too Far?
BY Edward McClain
Ed has medical emergency. Did the extra chemo cause it?
Can Cancer Be a Laughing Matter?
BY Rajiv Samant, M.D.
Humor can be a valuable healing strategy for patients with cancer and their doctors.
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