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© 2023 MJH Life Sciences™ and CURE - Oncology & Cancer News for Patients & Caregivers. All rights reserved.
January 10th 2023
By Sailaja Darisipudi
Rickey and Marla Briskman’s marriage has grown as both have navigated the roles of patient with cancer and caregiver.
January 9th 2023
By Darlene Dobkowski, MA
The risk for psychiatric disorders increased for spouses of patients with cancer compared with those whose partners did not have cancer.
December 7th 2022
By Tamron Little
Years after I went through mesothelioma, my husband was diagnosed with cancer, causing a reversal in the patient-caregiver roles.
November 30th 2022
For National Family Caregivers Month, lymphoma caregiver Rickey Briskman explains the importance of caregivers putting themselves first.
July 16th 2022
By Mark Hicks
As I enter my second year of grief and the shock and fog of the traumatic loss of my wife to cancer has waned a bit, sometimes I see things a little clearer. And one thing I do know, there was something that I did get right.
June 24th 2022
By CURE Media Group
My oncology nurse has been making connections with her patients for more than 20 years. I’m forever grateful I was lucky to be her patient.
June 6th 2022
Having someone beside you to accompany you during doctor's visits to take notes or having someone to help you find the right specialist or even to just help research what treatment options are available can be incredibly helpful.
May 31st 2022
May 30th 2022
Through the support she provides, Stacey eases the load for patients with cancer and doctors alike.
May 27th 2022
Cheryl’s helpfulness in caring for her patients is very evident, as she is always using her spare time to make sure the patient is comfortable during their stay.
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.
May 24th 2022
By Brielle Benyon
Actor and cancer advocate Patrick Dempsey predicts that more focus will be put on complementary cancer care, such as nutrition and environmental factors, over the next several years.
May 23rd 2022
"I do not know how I would have gotten through my (cancer) diagnosis, treatment and recovery without … my amazing oncology nurse, my sister."
May 20th 2022
By Marlon Garzo Saria
The care received by our patients (with cancer) has been described as “exemplary,” an incredible achievement for an infusion center that was a revolving door for short-term travel nurses with little-to-no full-time staff to provide the continuity of care that oncology nurses are well-known and admired for.
May 19th 2022
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
I am forever grateful that my life has been blessed and touched by this angel on earth.
May 17th 2022
Watching my sister undergo cancer treatment made me want to become a nurse, though after she was re-diagnosed, I’ve had to step away from that career path.
Actor and cancer advocate Patrick Dempsey explains that when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it is important that family members make the moments they share together count.
May 16th 2022
A nurse navigator explains how people in their profession create bonds with their patients and guide them through the cancer experience.
May 13th 2022
By Louis Kopack
She advocates for her patients’ needs and escalates pertinent information to the interdisciplinary team to be able to provide the best care possible.
By Phyllis Hill
If I get nervous about a test result, she always takes time to talk with my husband and me about it and explain what the results mean.
May 12th 2022
By Elizabeth de Jong
Every year, she helps coordinate fundraising for other lung cancer groups and research efforts. She is totally committed to the lung cancer community and her patients.
May 10th 2022
By Jenny Burkholder
“I feel her strength, and because of Lorelei — the way she makes me feel comfortable and confident; the way she cares deeply for me, her other patients and colleagues; and her always professional attitude and manner — I realize that, like other obstacles, I will eventually be able to face this, too,” writes one nurse’s patient in an essay nominating her for CURE®’s 2022 Extraordinary Healer award.
April 28th 2022
By Ryan McDonald
For the first time in three years, CURE® welcomed 500 attendees in person and hundreds more virtually to honor the 2022 Extraordinary Healer® award recipient.
April 11th 2022
By Kristie L. Kahl
As part of its Speaking Out video series, CURE spoke with Sarah Miretti Cassidy, director of external affairs at Cancer Hope Network, about support for caregivers of patients with lung cancer.
March 15th 2022
By Don Vaughan
Regardless of a man’s age, providing care to a partner or family member with cancer has been shown to take a drastic toll on their health. To make matters worse, research shows many men struggle in silence.
February 28th 2022
When caregivers — considered by many to be an essential part of a patient’s care team — have the tools they need to care for themselves and their loved ones, cancer outcomes can be better, too.
February 17th 2022
By Diana M. Martin
Having been a caregiver to my late husband who died from cancer, I know first-hand the difficulties of caregiving — not to mention what it must be like for those trying to do it during a worldwide pandemic.
By Jamie Cesanek
In this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, the founder of Jack’s Caregiver Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting men throughout the caregiving experience, explores the layered sociological factors which can affect men in unique ways when they are supporting a loved one with cancer.
February 13th 2022
By Ron Cooper
Here is a poem for cancer caregivers, who sacrifice their time with compassion and devotion to do everything they can to help an individual with cancer.
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