September 21st 2020
You have a new cancer diagnosis that stops you in your tracks. You are sick, afraid, vulnerable and in pain when you come to the cancer center at Temple University Hospital. The first advocate you will meet on your cancer journey is your nurse navigator
September 18th 2020
By Beth Fand Incollingo
At a virtual event Sept. 17, CURE® also named Elizabeth Farrat, B.S.N., RN, CCRN-K, the winner of its first-ever Finest Hour Award for selfless achievements in care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 16th 2020
By Erica Finamore
As a caregiver, you rarely have 10 seconds to think or reflect on anything, but with my husband gone now, I find myself looking back more than ever. There are so many things we did right, and so many things I’ll probably always feel unsure of.
September 10th 2020
By Debbie Legault
I received a phone call that would alter the course of my life in ways that I couldn’t possibly have imagined. On the other end was my 27-year-old daughter and I sat dazed and confused as she tearfully said, “Mom … it’s cancer.”
March 12th 2020
By Kristie L. Kahl
In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Aki Smith, founder of Hope for Stomach Cancer, about her journey as her father’s caregiver and what she hopes the organization offers for others affected by a stomach cancer diagnosis.
February 22nd 2020
By Kathy LaTour
When people think of caregivers, they often think of adults taking care of their elderly family members, but that is not the reality for many adolescents and young people who are forced into distressful situations when loved ones are diagnosed with cancer.
January 9th 2020
By Kristie L. Kahl
In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with breast cancer survivor Felicia Robinson, who recently wrote a book with her daughter on their personal experiences with the various aspects of a life-changing diagnosis.
August 3rd 2019
By Donna Hornbuckle, M.B.A., B.B.A.
“It takes a special kind of person to be an oncology nurse,” wrote Donna Hornbuckle in her nomination essay of Julie Burris, RN for CURE®’s 2019 Extraordinary Healer® Award. "She gives the gift of time to every patient."
July 13th 2019
By Kim Johnson
Those people who may seem like a burden while you navigate the new normal that is life with cancer may be the very people who support you through this journey. For the caregivers out there: try to maintain your autonomy.
July 11th 2019
By Katie Couric
Katie Couric discussed the many challenges she faced while being a caregiver to her husband during his nine-month battle with colorectal cancer and shared how her career helped her to cope with the loss and turmoil in her life.