Friends, Family, and Caregivers

September 20, 2016
Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH

Do You Know Everything You Can About Palliative Care?

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We know that filling the gaps in knowledge about palliative care is important to delivering high-quality cancer care. Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH, have developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to help educate health care professionals and patients about palliative care.

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May 5, 2016
Kristina Beaugh, MPH

A Food Safe Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Use these tips to make sure your Mother’s Day celebrations are full of love and not food poisoning.

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February 11, 2016
Katie Heller, Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO staff

Share Your Love, Send a Hug

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This Valentine’s Day, show your loved ones you care by sending a hug over social media. Your virtual hug will also support the mission of the Conquer Cancer Foundation.

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February 2, 2016
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

In the Driver’s Seat

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World Cancer Day is this week. In recognition of this day, Dr. Schapira describes 4 ways that patients can put themselves in the driver’s seat of their cancer care.

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November 5, 2015
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

New Resources on Caring for a Loved One with Cancer

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November marks National Family Caregivers Month. While anyone who cares for a loved one with cancer is a caregiver, it can be a difficult role to navigate. Cancer.Net has some new resources to help.

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August 18, 2015
Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq.

Balancing Work and Caregiving

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Managing both caregiving and work responsibilities can be difficult. Caregivers can also face potential workplace discrimination or financial issues from taking time off work. Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., a cancer rights attorney, talks about the legal protections and practical resources available to help caregivers better navigate work and caregiving.

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April 9, 2015
Haley White

Sisters, Mothers, Daughters

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When Haley White’s mother was diagnosed with stage IV glioblastoma, her entire family was forced to reconnect. But through all of the difficult experiences, old resentments have dissipated and a number of bittersweet blessings have emerged.

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