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© 2023 MJH Life Sciences™ and CURE - Oncology & Cancer News for Patients & Caregivers. All rights reserved.
May 9th 2022
By Martha Carlson
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.
By Brielle Benyon
Patients with cancer have so many resources available to them to learn about their disease as well as their treatment options, explained a research nurse from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
By Steve Rubin
The cancer experience is far from over when scans turn up clear. Here’s how I deal with triggering reminders of the disease.
By Yasmina Rebani
My dad was always strong willed, and I think that helped him face aggressive, late-stage cancer.
May 5th 2022
Mental wellbeing is more of a focus than ever before in cancer care, and while treatments continue to get better, there is still a long road ahead, according to Patrick Dempsey.
May 4th 2022
By Colleen Moretti
Unrelieved stress may play a part in causing cancer-related cognitive impairment and anxiety, though more research is needed.
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.
April 21st 2022
By Michelle Velez
I can’t plan anything without planning time to rest. I literally have to schedule my whole day around when I can lie down to nap.
By Darlene Dobkowski, MA
Experts from Cancer Treatment Centers of America explain why mental health is important from cancer diagnosis through survivorship, the types of therapy and more.
April 20th 2022
My wife and I took a weekend break from the worries of cancer and everyday life, but things did not go as planned, forcing me to tap into all the self-work I’ve been focusing on this year.
April 18th 2022
By Kristie L. Kahl
An expert discusses the resources and support available to people to better face their end-of-life journey.
By Mark Hicks
A trauma therapist who specializes in cancer would have been helpful for my wife and I as we navigated her cancer experience, but the option was never discussed at our health care visits.
April 11th 2022
By Bonnie Annis
While wandering around an outdoor art exhibit, I found a sculpture that really spoke to my cancer experience.
April 6th 2022
By Jane Biehl Ph.D.
Going through the COVID-19 pandemic with a cancer diagnosis made me feel jittery, and I know that many others felt the same way, too.
March 31st 2022
As a patient moves from treatment to survivorship, the fear of cancer recurrence may overshadow the ability for them to recognize how much they have endured, but support is available to hopefully lessen the burden.
March 28th 2022
When lovers of “Pinky and the Brain,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and other cartoons gathered in voice actor Rob Paulsen’s hospital room, he took particular notice of one exuberant woman with cancer who was extroverted and kind, despite not having long to live.
March 21st 2022
One of the hurdles, according to the study’s lead author, is that many patients with cancer are worried about receiving a placebo in a clinical trial.
By Lorelei Colbert
During my treatment for triple-negative breast cancer, there was a plan for every situation, but once I entered survivorship, I was in uncharted territory.
March 18th 2022
By Marissa Holzer
There’s a fine line between toxic positivity and encouragement. Myself and other cancer survivors know that all too well.
March 7th 2022
Increased resources and technological advances have allowed cancer survivors experiencing psychological side effects to seek help that might not have been available to them 20 years ago.
February 25th 2022
As a cancer survivor, I know all too well the struggles with depression and sadness. Fold in those grey winter days and It makes for a disastrous recipe.
February 24th 2022
By Ryan McDonald
Sara Montiel says she experienced severe body image issues after her breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent double mastectomy, but she now recalls how she learned to realize how cancer was a blessing.
February 22nd 2022
By William Ramshaw
Facing cancer can be perplexing for some men as many of us were raised within the “boys don’t cry” ilk, but I want to remind everyone that it’s OK to feel emotions.
February 17th 2022
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 9th 2022
As I remember my wonderful service dog, Sita, and honor her life, I want her to know that she not only taught me how to live, but also how to die gracefully.
February 1st 2022
The Cancer Support Community’s Cancer Experience Registry amplifies the voices of patients, survivors and caregivers by finding and addressing critical gaps in cancer care.
January 18th 2022
By Tamera Anderson-Hanna
A survivor of breast cancer explains what she has learned about inclusive language and how it can empower patients who have been diagnosed with cancer on their healing journey.
January 8th 2022
By Debbie Legault
A mother describes how her daughter formed an unlikely friendship with one of her chemo nurses after her treatment ended.
January 7th 2022
Cancer survivors may experience psychological side effects of cancer and can benefit from stress management interventions, although these in-person services are often limited.
December 29th 2021
A cancer survivor discusses the hurtful words people say to cancer survivors and why they sting.
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