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December 18, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
The holidays can be stressful at the best of times, so this is often a difficult time of year for people and families affected by cancer. Diane Blum, MSW, answers some common questions about coping with cancer during the holidays. Read More >>
December 11, 2014 · Sarah Lindenau as told to Katie Heller
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. Sarah Lindenau talks about how honoring her mother’s memory has helped her cope and positively influence the lives of others. Read More >>
December 2, 2014 · Cat Snyder, ASCO staff
Sometimes, anxiety comes with getting cancer scans, often called “scanxiety.” In a podcast, Dr. Lidia Schapira shares advice for managing the stress that comes along with needing multiple scans. Read More >>
October 16, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Child life specialists help children understand what will happen in the hospital and help families cope with a cancer diagnosis and treatment. In this interview, Carolyn Schneiders Fung, CCLS, and Molly Spragins, CCLS, describe the important role child life specialists play in the care of children with cancer. Read More >>
October 7, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
One in three people with cancer experiences anxiety, depression, or another mental health challenge, according to the results of a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. However, there are a number of support resources available for both patients and families. Read More >>

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