Dr. Fay J. Hlubocky shares what people with cancer should know about managing their mental health during the war in Ukraine, including how to cope and where to find help.
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future.
Dr. Sheila Lahijani describes what causes anxiety during cancer, how to identify its signs and symptoms, the positive purpose it can serve, and ways people with cancer can cope when experiencing anxiety.
Do Cancer Survivors Have To Be Positive All the Time? Letting Yourself Feel Every Emotion During Cancer Survivorship
Cancer survivor and psychologist Dr. Cordelia Galgut shares the challenges cancer survivors face in feeling like they should always be positive and grateful to have survived, the problems with this way of thinking, and how survivors can cope with a spectrum of emotions.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses what “scanxiety” is, how it impacts people with cancer and survivors, and what they can do to cope.
Cancer survivor Bethany Hart describes the emotions and decisions that followed her cancer diagnosis, including how she managed making important choices about her care and her advice for people with cancer trying to do the same.
Survivor Cindy Trice shares how changing the clothes she wore during cancer treatment made her feel more comfortable and dignified and how she’s working to help other people with cancer do the same.
Dr. Tara Rajendran shares the power of music in helping people with cancer cope, including the physical, emotional, and mental benefits it provides and how people with cancer can get started with integrating music into their care.
Cancer caregiver Marika Humphreys shares the challenges cancer caregivers face in taking care of themselves and where caregivers can start in making self-care a priority.
In this podcast, Drs. Eliza Park and Paula Rauch discuss how a parent with metastatic cancer can talk with their children about their prognosis, including the challenges of having this discussion and ways to navigate the conversation with children of different ages.