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© 2022 MJH Life Sciences™ and CURE - Oncology & Cancer News for Patients & Caregivers. All rights reserved.
May 27th 2022
By Steve Rubin
I didn’t know that starting a blog and turning to social media at the age of 30 after a cancer diagnosis would be so beneficial. But, I’m glad it turned out that way.
May 26th 2022
By Kim Johnson
I can’t imagine not seeing my sister during her blood cancer treatment, but I also struggle to picture the effects of infecting her with COVID-19.
By Martha Carlson
When I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, I was comforted by a simple phrase my oncologist told my husband.
May 25th 2022
By Debbie Legault
I haven’t seen many 10-year triple-positive breast cancer survivors in my online support groups, but I can’t help but wonder: will my daughter be the one?
May 24th 2022
I was told that I would miscarry my pregnancy, but continued to feel more pregnant, leading to my molar pregnancy diagnosis — a condition I’ve never heard of before.
May 23rd 2022
By Amy Nutial
I’ve always received impeccable care at my cancer center, but a recent experience made me feel like I was no longer a priority.
May 20th 2022
By Jane Biehl Ph.D.
Cancer is a dangerous disease that comes with many difficult decisions, making me constantly feel like I’m living on the edge.
May 19th 2022
By Jessica Bolz
When you put your feelings out there in cancer support groups — be it in-person or virtual — you’re opening your ideas up to others’ interpretation, and some might not like what you have to say.
By Mark Hicks
Anger is a reaction to injustice, which cancer certainly is. Sometimes I wished there was a place in the cancer treatment centers to let that rage out.
May 18th 2022
By Bonnie Annis
When my brother was diagnosed with cancer, I faced challenges of reliving my own journey while trying to help him know what to expect.
May 17th 2022
By Marissa Holzer
From Plan A and B to “donut coverage,” choosing a Medicare plan is frustrating — especially when considering the costs of a cancer diagnosis.
May 16th 2022
By William Ramshaw
As I go in for another cancer follow-up, I need to remind myself that what could happen is different from what would happen.
By Ron Cooper
After experiencing cancer, I feel a profound sense of empathy for others in tough situations, from the war in Ukraine to COVID-19.
May 13th 2022
By Robin Zimmerman
I like to think that cancer advocates live the motto of the postal service, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from their swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
May 12th 2022
By Khevin Barnes
I was never a gambler … that is, until I was diagnosed with cancer.
By Felicia Mitchell
Finding a swimsuit if you have not chosen reconstruction after breast cancer can be a challenge, but there are many ways to find what best works for you.
May 11th 2022
Should I mention my daughter’s cancer diagnosis, or keep people blissfully unaware, and say that we’re all doing fine?
May 10th 2022
By Chelsey Gomez
I can’t stand the “battle language” of cancer, including terms like “cancer warrior” and “losing the battle” with the disease.
May 9th 2022
When it comes to both COVID-19 precautions and life with cancer, I feel like I have to sacrifice some privacy to gain understanding from the people around me.
The cancer experience is far from over when scans turn up clear. Here’s how I deal with triggering reminders of the disease.
May 6th 2022
With Mother’s Day upon us, I’m advocating for better genetic cancer screening so that no more children are motherless on this day.
May 5th 2022
After my sister was re-diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, I was reminded to find laughter in every day because nobody knows what tomorrow holds.
A recent injury reminded me that I could be dropped into the “cancer blender” at any time, though I should not focus on all the “what ifs.”
May 4th 2022
By Laura Yeager
Nobody prepared me for the hardest part of my cancer experience — the toll it would have on my 6-year-old son.
May 3rd 2022
By Liz McSpadden
I used to love spending time outdoors during the warm weather, but when I started getting hot flashes after my cancer-related oophorectomy, enjoying hot days got a bit trickier.
Since being diagnosed with breast cancer, I’ve been vigilant about reading the labels of items I buy to see if they contain carcinogens, but I never thought about the potential chemicals in my drinking water... until recently.
May 2nd 2022
John Wayne coined the term, “the Big C,” for cancer, but I think it’s time that the capital letter C stands for something better.
April 29th 2022
Throughout my cancer experience, I’ve relied heavily on friends and family for support. But as they are moving on and starting families of their own, I realized how much time I’ve lost to cancer.
April 28th 2022
Well-meaning comments can come off as bothersome — or even hurtful — to me as I navigate cancer.
April 27th 2022
Before being diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer, I started to live a healthier life and took notice of some concerning symptoms.
The Gift of a Question in Cancer Care
Bringing Hope and Healing to Patients With Cancer
Discussing the Importance of Genetic Counseling in Women’s Cancer
Addressing Barriers to Care, Improving Access in Women’s Cancers